Average City Administrator Salary

$71,461
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,978
Bonus
$1,000
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The average salary for a City Administrator is $71,461.
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$47k
MEDIAN
$71k
90%
$134k
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What Do City Administrators Do?

Job Satisfaction for City Administrator

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What Are Popular Skills for City Administrators?

Skills in Human Resources (HR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting, Project Management, Budget Management and Operations Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for City Administrators?

An early career City Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,129 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career City Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,560 based on 28 salaries. An experienced City Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,095 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,500.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 138 survey responses.
Early Career
33.3%
Mid Career
20.3%
Experienced
32.6%
Late Career
13.8%