Salary for Postsecondary Education Administrators

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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.

A Postsecondary Education Administrator will normally get an average wage ranging between $56,310 - $199,400 depending on the level of education. Education Administrators will normally receive a salary of one hundred and fifteen thousand two hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Education Administrators are paid most highly in New York, which has average pay scales of just about $163,010. These professionals make the highest salary in Health Care and Social Assistance, where they earn job pay of $164,070.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 51.60 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Postsecondary Education Administrators tend to make the most in the following industries:

Health Care and Social Assistance
$164,070
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$124,050
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$120,380
Educational Services
$115,050
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$107,660
Public Administration
$102,460

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$97,520
Public Administration
$102,460
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$107,660
Educational Services
$115,050
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$120,380
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$124,050