A City Administrator earns an average salary of $67,384 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Human Resources and Budgeting.

$39,632 - $127,794
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MEDIAN: $67,383
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$39,193 - $126,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Job Description for City Administrator

City administrators’ duties are primarily administrative, as they are responsible for developing city budgets, supervising the city’s funds and expenditures, and coordinating the work of public and community services. They also assemble and coordinate budgets as prepared by the city’s service departments and review and analyze the budgets submitted to them by these departments. The city budget is then presented to the city council with or without additional recommendations.

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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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Experience Affects City Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 62%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect City Administrator Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 23%

Budgeting
up arrow 11%

National Average
$65,000

Operations Management
up arrow 20%

People Management
up arrow 25%

Budget Management
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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