A Business Administrator earns an average salary of $50,018 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Business Administrator Total Pay (?
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$32,697 - $81,355
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MEDIAN: $50,018
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Business Administrator Total Pay (?
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$11.46 - $27.20
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$32,697 - $81,355  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,015  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $11,478  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,675 - $77,709  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 551
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.46 - $27.20  
   
Overtime
$9.93 - $39.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,015  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $11,478  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,675 - $77,709  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 551
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Job Description for Business Administrator
A business administrator must oversee an organization's business activities and endusre they are efficient. These professionals often serve on an organization's board or governing council and serve as an intermediary between company employees, stakeholders, and customers, and they must coordinate operations that permit the business to thrive.
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Business Administrator Tasks
  • Review and evaluate budget proposals.
  • Coordinate daily activities and facilitate communication between departments and employees.
  • Create short and long term business plans and strategies for increasing sales.
  • Represent the company to clients and other businesses during sales and negotiations.
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Pay by Experience Level for Business Administrator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Atlanta
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New York
up arrow 27%
Los Angeles
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Redmond
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Chicago
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Dallas
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Houston
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National Average
$46,000
Phoenix
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Experience Affects Business Administrator Salaries

National Average
$46,000

Skills That Affect Business Administrator Salaries

Accounting
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Human Resources
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Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$46,000
Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
79%
female alumni
 
Male
21%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 24%
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