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Postsecondary Education Administrators in Kansas

Considering a career as a Postsecondary Education Administrator in Kansas?

7.7% Jobs Projection
$89,820 Median Salary
110 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Postsecondary Education Administrators in Kansas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Postsecondary Education Administrators in Kansas is growing faster than average.

  • Postsecondary Education Administrators in Kansas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Postsecondary Education Administrators Work in Kansas?

In 2018, there were 1,380 Postsecondary Education Administrators working in the state.

There were 1,590 Postsecondary Education Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 210 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Postsecondary Education Administrators in KS Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,820 Postsecondary Education Administrators working in it, which means Kansas has fewer Postsecondary Education Administrators than average.

Postsecondary Education Administrators in KS vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kansas

Jobs for Postsecondary Education Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 7.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.1%.

Job Projections for Postsecondary Education Administrators: Nation vs. KS

Kansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 110 annual job openings, and a total of 1,400 jobs for Kansas Postsecondary Education Administrators in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 15,700 annual jobs and 198,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Postsecondary Education Administrators Make in Kansas?

In 2018 wages for Postsecondary Education Administrators ranged from $46,960 to $178,920 with $89,820 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.58 to $86.02. The median hourly rate was $43.19.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $38.99 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $4.20.

The median salary in Kansas is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Postsecondary Education Administrators Earnings: KS vs. National Average

Top Kansas Metros for Postsecondary Education Administrators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Postsecondary Education Administrators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Kansas City, MO-KS 510 $100,720
Wichita, KS 270 $90,470
Lawrence, KS 190 $101,610

Top States for Postsecondary Education Administrators Employment

View the list below to see where most Postsecondary Education Administrators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 12,390 $118,810
Massachusetts 11,130 $90,900
New York 10,810 $106,450
Illinois 8,330 $85,250
Michigan 5,230 $98,670
Ohio 4,780 $91,100
Pennsylvania 4,750 $97,440
North Carolina 4,620 $90,070
Indiana 3,770 $87,190
Arizona 3,750 $81,800
Tennessee 3,720 $83,350
Wisconsin 2,940 $97,430
Virginia 2,770 $97,320
Minnesota 2,530 $95,330
South Carolina 2,460 $86,020
Iowa 2,360 $93,650
Alabama 2,340 $93,250
Washington 2,280 $92,320
Kentucky 2,160 $73,710
Missouri 2,140 $95,730

Below are the states where Postsecondary Education Administrators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $130,760
Delaware $122,100
Maryland $119,670
California $118,810
Hawaii $114,790
New York $106,450
North Dakota $106,040
Wyoming $104,990
Rhode Island $101,200
South Dakota $100,700

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation KS Employment Total
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 2,410
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 530
Education Administrators 280

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