Department Administrator Salary

The average pay for a Department Administrator is $63,652 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,692 - $129,512
$39K
$64K
$130K
MEDIAN: $64,289
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50%
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$12.78 - $28.12
$13
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,692 - $129,512  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,926  
Profit Sharing
$150.00  
Total Pay (?
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$33,523 - $122,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.78 - $28.12  
   
Overtime
$16.80 - $39.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,926  
   
Profit Sharing
$150.00  
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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$33,523 - $122,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Job Description for Department Administrator

Department administrators perform a variety of administrative duties for their companies’ management teams by coordinating departmental activities and events. Their duties differ depending on the industry and position, and department administrators positions can be clerical or managerial.

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Department Administrator Tasks

  • Oversee the development and implementation of departmental programs and curriculum.
  • Recruit students for the department, evaluate applications for admission into the department, and monitor student progress.
  • Prepare and administer the department budget, work to secure additional funding through grants, alumni, or other sources.
  • Work out schedules for classes offered by the department and assign teachers to the classes.
  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate department teaching staff and provide opportunities for professional development.

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Pay by Experience Level for Department Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Department Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Department Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 94 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Department Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Department Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 67 salaries. A Department Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 38 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,748

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Key Stats for Department Administrator

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Department Administrator Salaries

▲46%

▲4%

▲3%

National Average
$59,000

▼22%

Skills That Affect Department Administrator Salaries



National Average
$59,000

People Management
▼4%

Office Administration
▼20%

Microsoft Office
▼38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 10%
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