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
$36,450
25th Percentile Wage
$46,420
50th Percentile Wage
$60,150
75th Percentile Wage
$77,850
90th Percentile Wage
$99,100

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 $99,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $36,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of business operations specialists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,150
1.90% 7.20%
2016
$59,010
1.66% -
2015
$58,030
1.22% -
2014
$57,320
1.19% -
2013
$56,640
1.45% -
2012
$55,820
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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 elementary and secondary schools - state government owned industry with an annual salary $71,540. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $47,830). For detailed business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$71,540
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$64,490
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$62,710
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$62,680
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$62,600
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$62,340
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$62,070
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$61,960
Technical and Trade Schools
$61,770
Educational Support Services
$61,420
Educational Services - Local government owned
$61,400
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$61,220
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$61,050
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$60,420
Educational Services - Privately owned
$60,190
Educational Services
$60,150
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$59,960
Educational Services - State government owned
$59,390
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$59,010
Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$58,750
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$58,160
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$56,110
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$55,840
Other schools and instruction - Local government owned
$55,110
Junior colleges - State government owned
$51,760
Other Schools and Instruction
$51,270
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$51,150
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$47,830

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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