College Administrator Salary

With more than half of College Administrators in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $35K to $118K per year and averages out to $55K per year. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female College Administrators making up 73 percent. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most College Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,276 - $120,420
$36K
$55K
$120K
MEDIAN: $54,690
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Salary $36,276 - $120,420
Bonus $0.00 - $2,936
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$34,663 - $119,473
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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Job Description for College Administrator

  • Answer phones, greet visitors and staff, provide supplies and documents, and assist with navigation.
  • Organize events, from room reservation to invitations to technological needs to room clean-up.
  • Manage communications across departments, colleges, government, and other groups.
  • Collect, analyze, report on, and/or interpret data, syllabi, enrollment, and teaching placements.

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Pay by Experience Level for College Administrator

Pay by Experience for a College Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level College Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A College Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced College Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 19 salaries. A College Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 16 salaries.

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Key Stats for College Administrator

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects College Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲42%

Experienced
▲36%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
▼19%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 10%
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