Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Bellingham, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Bellingham, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Bellingham is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Bellingham, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,930
25th Percentile Wage
$70,190
50th Percentile Wage
$87,640
75th Percentile Wage
$117,590
90th Percentile Wage
$156,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Bellingham, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $156,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $58,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$87,640
1.40% -5.27%
2016
$86,410
3.21% -
2015
$83,640
-1.39% -
2014
$84,800
-0.88% -
2013
$85,550
-7.84% -
2012
$92,260
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Bellingham with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $87,640 in Bellingham is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Bellingham is 8.7 percent (8.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Seattle-Bellevue-Everett and 17.7 percent (17.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$95,960
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$94,390
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$89,910
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$89,850
Bellingham
$87,640
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$85,220
Spokane
$83,730
Tacoma
$83,330
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$80,680
Bremerton-Silverdale
$77,240
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$75,700
Yakima
$73,350
Olympia
$73,120
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$72,090



See also: Top paying jobs in Bellingham, Washington.