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Business Administrator Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Business Administrator is $50,650 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Contract Negotiation and Strategic Planning. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Business Administrator Salary (?
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$33,525 - $84,101
(Median)
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64K
84K
MEDIAN: $50,650
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Business Administrator Salary (?
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$11.82 - $27.58
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$33,525 - $84,101  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $11,792  
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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$30,357 - $79,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 474
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.82 - $27.58  
   
Overtime
$9.93 - $41.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $11,792  
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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$30,357 - $79,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 209
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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.

Common Career Paths for Business Administrator

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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

New York
up arrow 25%
Los Angeles
up arrow 24%
Seattle
up arrow 23%
Chicago
up arrow 16%
Redmond
up arrow 10%
Atlanta
up arrow 6%
Dallas
up arrow 4%
Houston
up arrow 2%
National Average
$48,000
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Experience Affects Business Administrator Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Business Administrator Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 33%
Strategic Planning
up arrow 32%
Event Planning
up arrow 9%
Budget Management
up arrow 3%
Human Resources
up arrow 2%
National Average
$48,000
Operations Management
up arrow 1%
Accounting
up arrow 3%
Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 3%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 13%
Office Administration
up arrow 21%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 21%
Data Entry
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 177 votes.

Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 22%