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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 information 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,830
25th Percentile Wage
$75,870
50th Percentile Wage
$93,490
75th Percentile Wage
$122,670
90th Percentile Wage
$173,090

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 $173,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $63,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.69
25th Percentile Wage
$36.47
50th Percentile Wage
$44.95
75th Percentile Wage
$58.98
90th Percentile Wage
$83.22

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $83.22. The median hourly salary is $44.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.69.

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
201693,4901.94%5.39%
201591,6802.35%-
201489,5301.43%-
201388,250-0.23%-
201288,450--

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 $93,490, Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Washington, followed by Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (median annual salary $92,910). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett is .6 percent (.6%) higher than that in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue.

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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington.