Higher Education salary in the United States

Average salary
$55,500/yr
Based on 2,836 income tax records
$28,000
$126,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$38K
 
$51K
 
$60K
 
$65K
 
$65K
$28,000
$126,500
How much do Higher Educations make?
The average total salary for a Higher Education is $55,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,836 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Higher Education and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Higher Education salary can vary between $28,000 to $126,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Higher Education salary by location

Higher Education salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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New York University, New York County, NY
11 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$57K – $86K
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Harvard University, Middlesex County, MA
14 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$56K – $95K
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University Of Washington, King County, WA
11 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$57K – $122K
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State Of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD
10 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$47K – $119K
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Texas Am University Payroll Ser, Brazos County, TX
11 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$44K – $110K
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Arizona State University, Maricopa County, AZ
13 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$37K – $95K
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University Of Texas At Arlington, Tarrant County, TX
10 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$32K – $80K
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The University Of Houston, Harris County, TX
10 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$20K – $97K
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The University Of Texas At San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
10 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$33K – $55K
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The Ohio State University, Franklin County, OH
18 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$36K – $88K

Higher Education demographics in United States

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52% are single
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48% are married
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38% have kids
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55% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Higher Educations in United States

2,836 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a higher education in the United States is $55,500 per year. Higher education salaries in the United States can vary between $28,000 to $126,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,836 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as higher education.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for higher educations in the United States: New York University ($74,000 a year), Harvard University ($71,000 a year), and University of Washington ($67,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for higher educations in the United States: Washington Metro Area, DC ($75,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($72,500 a year), and New Haven Metro Area, CT ($69,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.