Education Administrator, Postsecondary Salary

An average Postsecondary Education Administrator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $52K annually. Earnings generally vary between $40K and $83K per year. The majority of Postsecondary Education Administrators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Postsecondary Education Administrators (51 percent) survey respondents. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,724 - $82,765

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$40,724 - $82,765  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,838  
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$40,089 - $82,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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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.


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $46K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $50K. On average, Postsecondary Education Administrators make $65K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Experience Affects Education Administrator, Postsecondary Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 8%
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