Education Administrator, Postsecondary Salary

For Postsecondary Education Administrators, annual average wages total $52K per year. Compensation ranges between $39K and $82K per year. Women Postsecondary Education Administrators who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Postsecondary Education Administrators. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$40,361 - $82,427
(Median)
$40K
$52K
$82K
MEDIAN: $51,538
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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$40,361 - $82,427  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,781  
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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$39,299 - $82,345  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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.


Postsecondary Education Administrators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $46K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $49K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Postsecondary Education Administrators make a median salary of $63K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $65K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Education Administrator, Postsecondary Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 9%
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