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.

$38,901 - $124,517
$39K
$63K
$120K
MEDIAN: $62,758
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$13.09 - $31.25
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$19
$31
MEDIAN: $19.35
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$0$124K
Salary $38,901 - $124,517
Bonus $0.00 - $12,500
Profit Sharing $75.00
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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$34,112 - $118,863
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 174
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $13.09 - $31.25
Overtime $16.34 - $39.87
Annual Data $0$118K
Bonus $0.00 - $12,500
Profit Sharing $75.00
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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$34,112 - $118,863
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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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: $58,146

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Key Stats for Department Administrator

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Department Administrator Salaries

▲48%

▲5%

▲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 39 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 11%
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