Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Olympia, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Olympia, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education administrators in Olympia 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 Olympia, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,440
25th Percentile Wage
$58,560
50th Percentile Wage
$71,160
75th Percentile Wage
$91,090
90th Percentile Wage
$124,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Olympia, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $52,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.21
25th Percentile Wage
$28.15
50th Percentile Wage
$34.21
75th Percentile Wage
$43.79
90th Percentile Wage
$59.66

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Olympia, Washington. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.66. The median hourly salary is $34.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.21.

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
201671,160-16.27%-41.85%
201582,7400.79%-
201482,0901.22%-
201381,090-24.48%-
2012100,940--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $71,160, Olympia is the lowest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Washington, following city of Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (median annual salary of $93,490). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Olympia is 23.9 percent (23.9%) lower than that in the highest paying city Seattle-Bellevue-Everett.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$93,490
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$92,910
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$89,140
Tacoma
$88,310
Bellingham
$86,410
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$85,220
Spokane
$83,730
Bremerton-Silverdale
$77,240
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$72,090
Olympia
$71,160

See also: Top paying jobs in Olympia, Washington.