Education Administrator, Postsecondary Salary

Postsecondary Education Administrators in the United States can expect wages of $52K annually on average. The bottom of the pay range sits near $40K, and the top verges on $83K per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly more than half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$40,724 - $82,556
(Median)
$41K
$52K
$83K
MEDIAN: $52,160
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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$40,724 - $82,556  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,893  
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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$40,048 - $82,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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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 does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $48K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $50K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $63K. Postsecondary Education Administrators who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $65K on average.

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Experience Affects Education Administrator, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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