National Salary Info » Other Education Administrators

Highest Paying Industries for Other Education Administrators

The top 80 highest paying industries for other education administrators (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $112,330, offices of physicians is the highest paying industry for other education administrators. It is followed by general medical and surgical hospitals industry (average annual salary $101,030). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of other education administrators in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 80 Highest Paying Industries for Other Education Administrators

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Offices of Physicians
$112,330
50
2 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$101,030
500
3 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$100,390
430
4 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$98,470
550
5 Hospitals - Privately owned
$98,120
460
6 Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$93,450
270
7 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$93,120
4,760
8 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$92,960
140
9 Educational Services - Local government owned
$91,490
5,600
10 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$90,760
6,450
11 Information
$89,530
50
12 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$89,160
5,850
13 Federal government, including USPS
$87,650
5,700
14 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$87,650
5,700
15 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$86,960
7,410
16 Federal, State, and Local Government
$86,960
7,410
17 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$86,760
150
18 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$85,850
900
19 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$85,490
820
20 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$85,400
16,050
21 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$83,190
500
22 Wholesale Trade
$83,080
40
23 Educational Support Services
$82,640
1,830
24 Scientific Research and Development Services
$82,200
110
25 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$81,630
540
26 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$81,300
350
27 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$80,020
410
28 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$79,960
1,560
29 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$78,020
30
30 Health Care and Social Assistance
$77,370
1,710
31 Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$75,500
80
32 Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$74,870
140
33 State government, including schools and hospitals
$74,660
3,910
34 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$74,220
860
35 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$74,140
920
36 Outpatient Care Centers
$73,970
70
37 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$73,940
190
38 Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$73,910
830
39 Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$73,650
50
40 Educational Services
$73,060
20,030
41 Religious Organizations
$72,990
100
42 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$72,560
70
43 Administrative and Support Services
$72,160
50
44 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$72,160
50
45 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$71,950
1,130
46 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$71,910
1,150
47 Other Residential Care Facilities
$71,150
60
48 Grantmaking and Giving Services
$71,130
200
49 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$70,920
2,230
50 Other schools and instruction - Local government owned
$70,580
60
51 Social Advocacy Organizations
$70,330
140
52 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$70,290
90
53 Junior colleges - Privately owned
$70,210
250
54 Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$70,080
180
55 Educational Services - State government owned
$69,040
2,950
56 Performing Arts Companies
$68,860
70
57 Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$68,570
350
58 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$68,460
170
59 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$68,060
4,040
60 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$67,870
1,010
61 Educational Services - Privately owned
$65,650
11,470
62 Technical and Trade Schools
$65,630
2,160
63 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$65,010
590
64 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$64,710
1,790
65 Engineering Services
$63,790
n/a
66 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$63,790
n/a
67 Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$63,300
1,940
68 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$62,480
80
69 Social Assistance
$61,830
840
70 Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$61,190
40
71 Individual and Family Services
$59,960
370
72 Other Schools and Instruction
$59,520
4,270
73 Child Day Care Services
$59,500
270
74 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$59,190
4,190
75 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$56,530
150
76 Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$56,380
140
77 Junior colleges - State government owned
$55,730
350
78 Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$55,560
130
79 Civic and Social Organizations
$51,220
150
80 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$39,660
70
See also: Highest paying cities for other education administrators.