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Education Administrator Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of education administrators in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare education administrator salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Education Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,710
25th Percentile Wage
$57,160
50th Percentile Wage
$79,790
75th Percentile Wage
$111,320
90th Percentile Wage
$158,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for education administrators in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) education administrators is $158,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid education administrators is $42,710.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of education administrators in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,790
5.78% 3.56%
2016
$75,180
-10.31% -
2015
$82,930
-4.52% -
2014
$86,680
8.62% -
2013
$79,210
2.85% -
2012
$76,950
- -

Compare Education Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of education administrators in eight industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for education administrator occupations is the computer systems design and related services industry with an annual salary $106,640. The lowest paying industry is the engineering services industry (annual salary $63,790). For detailed education administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$106,640
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$90,380
Scientific Research and Development Services
$87,200
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$79,790
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$76,360
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$74,130
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$63,790
Engineering Services
$63,790

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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