Education Administrator, Postsecondary Salary

Median pay for Postsecondary Education Administrators in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $58K per year. Compensation ranges between $43K and $76K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Postsecondary Education Administrators (87 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,053 - $76,301
$43K
$58K
$76K
MEDIAN: $57,767
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$43,419 - $76,301  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Education Administrator, Postsecondary

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

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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $48K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $58K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $63K in this role. Postsecondary Education Administrators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $65K.

Key Stats for Education Administrator, Postsecondary

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Education Administrator, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$59,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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