Business Operations Specialist Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of business operations specialists in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare business operations specialist salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Business Operations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,630
25th Percentile Wage
$45,550
50th Percentile Wage
$59,010
75th Percentile Wage
$76,410
90th Percentile Wage
$96,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for business operations specialists 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) business operations specialists is $96,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $35,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of business operations specialists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,0101.66%5.41%
201558,0301.22%-
201457,3201.19%-
201356,6401.45%-
201255,820--

Compare Business Operations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of business operations specialists 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 business operations specialist occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $67,430. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $45,360). For detailed business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$67,430
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$62,570
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$61,870
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$60,730
Educational Services - Local government owned
$60,400
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$60,360
Educational Support Services
$60,220
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$60,130
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$60,090
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$60,020
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$59,830
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$59,520
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$59,490
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$59,350
Educational Services
$59,010
Technical and Trade Schools
$58,960
Educational Services - State government owned
$58,720
Educational Services - Privately owned
$58,560
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$57,320
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$56,440
Other schools and instruction - Local government owned
$55,110
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$54,520
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$52,690
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$52,210
Junior colleges - State government owned
$50,870
Other Schools and Instruction
$50,030
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$49,890
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$45,360

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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