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Average Business Administrator Salary

$55,164
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,982
Bonus
$7,500
Commission
$2,035
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Business Administrator is $55,164.
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$35k
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$55k
90%
$94k
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$35k - $94k
Bonus
$149 - $10k
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$485 - $10k
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$0 - $8k
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$31k - $86k
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What Do Business Administrators Do?

Business Administrator Tasks
  • Create short and long term business plans and strategies for increasing sales.
  • Represent the company to clients and other businesses during sales and negotiations.
  • Review and evaluate budget proposals.
  • Coordinate daily activities and facilitate communication between departments and employees.

Job Satisfaction for Business Administrator

3.9 out of 5
(155)
Highly Satisfied
22Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Business Administrator

The top respondents for the job title Business Administrator are from the companies Microsoft Corp, Constant Aviation and Constant Aviation. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $60,905. Constant Aviation pays the lowest at around $33,500.

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What Are Popular Skills for Business Administrators?

Skills in Accounting and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Office Management and Microsoft Office.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Business Administrators?

An entry-level Business Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,560 based on 57 salaries. An early career Business Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,130 based on 345 salaries. A mid-career Business Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,128 based on 195 salaries. An experienced Business Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,791 based on 212 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,409.
Employees with Business Administrator in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 17.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (10.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (3.7% less) and Redmond, Washington (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 951 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.0%
Early Career
36.3%
Mid Career
20.5%
Experienced
22.3%
Late Career
14.9%