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Education Administrator, Postsecondary Salary

Postsecondary Education Administrators in the United States take home approximately $51K per year on average. Compensation ranges between $37K and $84K per year. Work is enjoyable for Postsecondary Education Administrators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,448 - $83,797
(Median)
$39K
$51K
$84K
MEDIAN: $51,363
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,448 - $83,797  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,722  
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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$37,426 - $83,729  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77

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Job Description for Education Administrator, Postsecondary

  • Update and report on budgets, schedules, students, and/or room usage.
  • Plan, organize, correspond about, and oversee special events.
  • Create, organize, update, and edit informational and reporting data, materials, and documents.
  • Assist with correspondence, answer questions, and aid faculty and students.

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Pay by Experience Level for Education Administrator, Postsecondary

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Postsecondary Education Administrators. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $45K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $50K. Postsecondary Education Administrators see a median salary of $63K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $70K on average.

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Experience Affects Education Administrator, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 6%