The average salary for a Department Administrator with Operations Management skills is $66,752 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$39,387 - $131,608
(Median)
$39K
$67K
$130K
MEDIAN: $66,751
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50%
90%

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$11.75 - $49.00
(Median)
$12
$18
$49
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,387 - $131,608  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $14,577  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$35,471 - $134,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $49.00  
   
Overtime
$23.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $14,577  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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).
)
$35,471 - $134,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Pay by Experience Level for Department Administrator

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

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Experience Affects Department Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$63,000

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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