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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
$29,090
25th Percentile Wage
$35,400
50th Percentile Wage
$45,160
75th Percentile Wage
$60,160
90th Percentile Wage
$80,730

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 $80,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid education administrators is $29,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of education administrators in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,1601.86%6.29%
201544,3201.08%-
201443,8401.64%-
201343,1201.86%-
201242,320--

Compare Education Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of education administrators in 24 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 $122,720. The lowest paying industry is the child day care services industry (annual salary $43,450). For detailed education administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Physicians
$122,720
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$97,500
Hospitals - Privately owned
$95,970
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$95,260
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$94,440
Hospitals - State government owned
$93,830
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$93,160
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$85,390
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$85,330
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$85,150
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$79,540
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$75,010
Other Residential Care Facilities
$70,020
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$69,010
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$67,910
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$63,530
Outpatient Care Centers
$60,180
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$56,340
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$55,610
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$54,920
Individual and Family Services
$54,320
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$49,510
Social Assistance
$44,210
Child Day Care Services
$43,450

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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