Salary for Postsecondary Education Administrators

Also known as:  Adult Basic Education Manager, Continuing Education Director, Graduate School Dean, Graduate Studies Dean, Provost, University Administrator, University Dean

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Postsecondary education administrators are required to have Master's degrees or higher in areas related to their institution's focus. For example, in a law school a J.D. may be required. Several years of applicable work experience are expected, as well. These individuals are expected to recruit, hire, train and fire departmental staff, participate in admissions committees, formulate institutional plans and mission statements, handle all aspects of the institution's financials, and represent the institution in the accreditation process as well as in campus and community events. A working knowledge of database software such as Microsoft Excel and PeopleSoft is required for this position.

An Education Administrator will most likely earn an average compensation ranging between 72000 and 108000 based on seniority. Education Administrators, Postsecondary will most likely earn wages of Ninety Three Thousand Four Hundred dollars each year.

Education Administrators, Postsecondary are paid most highly in New Jersey, where they earn normal pay levels of about $116930. People with these jobs can obtain the highest compensation in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they receive wages of $121690.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 23.17 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Postsecondary Education Administrators tend to make the most in the following industries
Health Care and Social Assistance $121,690
Management of Companies and Enterprises $112,200
Educational Services $96,520
Public Administration $95,140
Other Services (except Public Administration) $74,590
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Other Services (except Public Administration) $74,590
Public Administration $95,140
Educational Services $96,520
Management of Companies and Enterprises $112,200
Health Care and Social Assistance $121,690
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