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Education Administrator Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of education administrators in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare education administrator salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Education Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,500
25th Percentile Wage
$68,890
50th Percentile Wage
$87,890
75th Percentile Wage
$108,180
90th Percentile Wage
$128,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for education administrators in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $128,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid education administrators is $55,500.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201687,8901.88%5.28%
201586,2401.41%-
201485,020-0.05%-
201385,0602.13%-
201283,250--

Compare Education Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of education administrators in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 state government, including schools and hospitals industry with an annual salary $93,890. The lowest paying industry is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $78,820). For detailed education administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
State government, including schools and hospitals
$93,890
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$93,470
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$93,460
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$92,020
Federal government, including USPS
$92,020
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$87,890
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$87,590
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$78,820

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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