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Education Administrator Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of education administrators in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare education administrator salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Education Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,130
25th Percentile Wage
$42,430
50th Percentile Wage
$56,930
75th Percentile Wage
$82,160
90th Percentile Wage
$126,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for education administrators in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $126,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid education administrators is $34,130.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,930-6.64%-4.94%
201560,710-1.86%-
201461,8400.87%-
201361,3002.54%-
201259,740--

Compare Education Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of education administrators in seven industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 performing arts, spectator sports, and related industries industry with an annual salary $69,160. The lowest paying industry is the fitness and recreational sports centers industry (annual salary $46,100). For detailed education administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$69,160
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$69,110
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$69,110
Performing Arts Companies
$62,850
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$47,000
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$47,000
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$46,100

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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