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Education Administrator Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of education administrators in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare education administrator salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Education Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,990
25th Percentile Wage
$36,480
50th Percentile Wage
$46,640
75th Percentile Wage
$61,820
90th Percentile Wage
$84,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for education administrators in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $84,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid education administrators is $29,990.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,640
3.17% 9.26%
2016
$45,160
1.86% -
2015
$44,320
1.08% -
2014
$43,840
1.64% -
2013
$43,120
1.86% -
2012
$42,320
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Compare Education Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of education administrators in 30 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 offices of physicians industry with an annual salary $127,630. The lowest paying industry is the child day care services industry (annual salary $44,910). For detailed education administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Physicians
$127,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$100,830
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$98,550
Hospitals - Privately owned
$97,650
Hospitals - State government owned
$97,350
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$96,800
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$96,360
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$87,370
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$85,150
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$85,000
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$84,180
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$81,260
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$76,210
Hospitals - Local government owned
$75,200
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$74,430
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$74,050
Other Residential Care Facilities
$71,500
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$71,150
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$68,480
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$68,220
Outpatient Care Centers
$65,100
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$63,700
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$59,760
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$59,690
Individual and Family Services
$58,620
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$55,990
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$53,230
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$50,570
Social Assistance
$45,660
Child Day Care Services
$44,910

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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