The average salary for a City Administrator is $64,050 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Human Resources and Budgeting.

$39,674 - $127,872
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MEDIAN: $64,050
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$39,012 - $127,228  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Job Description for City Administrator

The position of a city administrator allows for a great deal of creativity and planning in assisting government officials. City administrators work primarily with city council members and help to implement their decisions, and they typically work with a wide range of people in the community.

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Pay by Experience Level for City Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for City Administrator

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects City Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

National Average
$63,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect City Administrator Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 29%

Budgeting
up arrow 16%

National Average
$63,000

Operations Management
up arrow 17%

People Management
up arrow 22%

Budget Management
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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