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.

$38,712 - $131,229
$39K
$64K
$130K
MEDIAN: $63,652
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$12.43 - $28.18
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$18
$28
MEDIAN: $18.10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,712 - $131,229  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,926  
Profit Sharing
$325.00  
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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$33,043 - $124,255  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.43 - $28.18  
   
Overtime
$17.00 - $39.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,926  
   
Profit Sharing
$325.00  
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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$33,043 - $124,255  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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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

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,095

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Key Stats for Department Administrator

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%
Location:
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Experience Affects Department Administrator Salaries

▲48%

▲6%

▲5%

National Average
$58,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Department Administrator Salaries



National Average
$58,000

People Management
▼3%

Office Administration
▼19%

Microsoft Office
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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