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Education Administrator Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Education Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,590
25th Percentile Wage
$71,500
50th Percentile Wage
$92,900
75th Percentile Wage
$119,950
90th Percentile Wage
$152,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for education administrators in the industry sector of educational 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 $152,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $92,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid education administrators is $55,590.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$92,900
2.11% 6.90%
2016
$90,940
2.24% -
2015
$88,900
0.74% -
2014
$88,240
1.21% -
2013
$87,170
0.78% -
2012
$86,490
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Compare Education Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of education administrators in 28 industries in the educational 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $110,700. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $59,630). For detailed education administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$110,700
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$98,230
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$97,920
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$95,620
Educational Services - Local government owned
$95,570
Educational Services - State government owned
$94,920
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$94,130
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$93,940
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$93,560
Educational Services
$92,900
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$90,220
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$88,350
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$86,780
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$83,970
Educational Services - Privately owned
$83,580
Educational Support Services
$83,380
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$82,800
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$81,030
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$80,820
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$80,500
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$79,960
Junior colleges - State government owned
$78,400
Technical and Trade Schools
$76,020
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$75,550
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$74,960
Other schools and instruction - Local government owned
$74,950
Other Schools and Instruction
$60,010
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$59,630

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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