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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,030
25th Percentile Wage
$77,570
50th Percentile Wage
$95,960
75th Percentile Wage
$127,720
90th Percentile Wage
$180,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $180,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,030.

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
$95,960
2.57% 7.83%
2016
$93,490
1.94% -
2015
$91,680
2.35% -
2014
$89,530
1.43% -
2013
$88,250
-0.23% -
2012
$88,450
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $95,960, Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Washington, followed by Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (median annual salary $94,390). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is 1.6 percent (1.6%) higher than that in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue.

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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington.