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Postsecondary Education Administrators in New Jersey

Is New Jersey a good place for you to work as a Postsecondary Education Administrator?

7.5% Jobs Projection
$130,760 Median Salary
210 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Postsecondary Education Administrators Work in New Jersey?

In 2018, there were 2,010 Postsecondary Education Administrators working in the state.

There were 2,070 Postsecondary Education Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Postsecondary Education Administrators in NJ Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,820 Postsecondary Education Administrators working in it, which means New Jersey has more Postsecondary Education Administrators than average.

Postsecondary Education Administrators in NJ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Postsecondary Education Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 7.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.1%.

Job Projections for Postsecondary Education Administrators: Nation vs. NJ

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 210 annual Postsecondary Education Administrators job openings in New Jersey, and 2,730 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Postsecondary Education Administrators Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Postsecondary Education Administrators ranged from $84,590 to $208,000 with $130,760 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $40.67 to $100. The median hourly rate was $62.87.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $62.81 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.06.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Postsecondary Education Administrators Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 8,990 $112,280
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,450 $111,550
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 250 $84,940
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 70 $137,100

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 NJ Employment Total
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 9,050
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 1,750
Education Administrators 550

References

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