$64,773
Avg. Salary
$18.24
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,276

Bonus

$600

Profit Sharing

$10,150

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Department Administrator is $18.24 per hour.

The average pay for a Department Administrator is $64,773 per year.

$13.12
10%
$18.24
50%
$28.65
90%
MEDIAN $18.24
$41k
10%
$65k
50%
$134k
90%
MEDIAN $64,773
$40,780 - $133,757
$41K
$65K
$130K
MEDIAN: $64,773
10%
50%
90%

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$13.12 - $28.65
$13
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MEDIAN: $18.24
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$0$133K
Salary $40,780 - $133,757
Bonus $0.00 - $13,663
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,622
Commission $10,150
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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$34,845 - $129,882
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 328
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $13.12 - $28.65
Overtime $15.57 - $38.88
Annual Data $0$129K
Bonus $0.00 - $13,663
Commission $10,150
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,622
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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$34,845 - $129,882
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 109

Job Description for Department Administrator

Department administrators perform a variety of administrative duties for their companies’ management teams by coordinating departmental activities and events. Their duties differ depending on the industry and position, and department administrators positions can be clerical or managerial.

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Department Administrator Tasks
  • Oversee the development and implementation of departmental programs and curriculum.
  • Recruit students for the department, evaluate applications for admission into the department, and monitor student progress.
  • Prepare and administer the department budget, work to secure additional funding through grants, alumni, or other sources.
  • Work out schedules for classes offered by the department and assign teachers to the classes.
  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate department teaching staff and provide opportunities for professional development.

Common Career Paths for Department Administrator


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Department Administrator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Department Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Department Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Department Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 94 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Department Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Department Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 67 salaries. A Department Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 38 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

19%

National Average: $59,293

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Department Administrator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Department Administrator?

Department Administrator in Boston:
Pros: I enjoy the project management aspect of the position
Cons: The calendar management

Department Administrator in Cambridge:
Pros: I like Harvard Square and all the people.
Cons: The traffic/Commute into Cambridge.

Department Administrator in Columbus:
"Things Not Seen."
As my job progressed I am involved in more and more programs. I have been expected to train and be the go between upper management and the floor workers. I am told to train or be the floor employees go to guy but I cannot make any decisions concerning them. Now I am being asked to be pert of the new hire orientation program but am not being compensated for any of the things that are not in my job description.

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Key Stats for Department Administrator

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Department Administrator Salaries

▲45%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$59,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Department Administrator Salaries



National Average
$59,000

People Management
▼5%

Office Administration
▼21%

Microsoft Office
▼38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 8%