Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Madison, Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,110
25th Percentile Wage
$74,530
50th Percentile Wage
$99,530
75th Percentile Wage
$128,950
90th Percentile Wage
$177,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Madison, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $177,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,110.

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
$99,530
-5.09% 8.37%
2016
$104,600
2.58% -
2015
$101,900
2.61% -
2014
$99,240
5.09% -
2013
$94,190
3.17% -
2012
$91,200
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Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Madison with Other Wisconsin Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $99,530, Madison is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Wisconsin, followed by South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $95,720). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Madison is 3.8 percent (3.8%) higher than that in South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Madison
$99,530
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$95,720
Lake County-Kenosha County
$95,150
Wausau
$92,470
La Crosse
$90,700
Appleton
$90,680
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$90,650
Eau Claire
$89,470
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$89,030
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$88,430
Green Bay
$86,010
Duluth
$85,350
Janesville
$84,920
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$84,080
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$81,310
Fond du Lac
$80,700



See also: Top paying jobs in Madison, Wisconsin.