Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Salt Lake City, Utah

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Salt Lake City, Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Salt Lake City is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Salt Lake City, Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,400
25th Percentile Wage
$59,360
50th Percentile Wage
$78,830
75th Percentile Wage
$123,140
90th Percentile Wage
$190,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Salt Lake City, Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $190,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $47,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.79
25th Percentile Wage
$28.54
50th Percentile Wage
$37.90
75th Percentile Wage
$59.20
90th Percentile Wage
$91.63

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Salt Lake City, Utah. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $91.63. The median hourly salary is $37.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.79.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education administrators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201678,830-10.53%-7.83%
201587,1300.59%-
201486,620-9.12%-
201394,52010.07%-
201285,000--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Salt Lake City with Other Utah Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $78,830, Salt Lake City is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Utah, following the highest paying city Provo-Orem (median annual salary of $82,100). Compared with Provo-Orem, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Salt Lake City is 4.0 percent (4.0%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Provo-Orem
$82,100
Salt Lake City
$78,830
Ogden-Clearfield
$69,610

See also: Top paying jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah.