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College Administrator Salary

$135,603 (USD)

Average Salary

$65/hr

Average Hourly

$6,780

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a College Administrator is $135,603 a year and $65 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a College Administrator is between $95,738 and $168,025. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a College Administrator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Oversees and coordinates all administrative affairs of a college, as the senior administrative officer.
  • Administers fiscal operations such as budget planning, personnel, purchasing, and physical plant.
  • Directs hiring and training of personnel.
College Administrator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Education Administrators, Postsecondary

Job family population: 143,430

Estimated population of College Administrator jobs: 4,729

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$157,201
5 Year Change:
16 %
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College Administrator Job Listings for United States

Associate Dean, Nursing Programs
Nov 8
Kirkland, Washington, USA
LAKE WASHINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE - 390
... college administrators and fulfill other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS:REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSMasters AND Doctoral prepared, at least one of which must be in Nursing and from
Portal & Application Administrator
Nov 23
Denver, United States
Colorado Community College System
Portal & Application Administrator Position Number: 299838 Posted Date: 11/22/2019 Closing Date: 12 ... The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is made up of 13 unique colleges with over 40 ...
IT Systems Administrator (Journey)
Nov 22
Longview, Washington, USA
Lower Columbia College
The Systems Administrator supports the college by planning and coordinating the installation, testing, maintenance, operations and troubleshooting of servers, networking equipment, and software ...
Network Administrator
Nov 14
Wharton, TX, USA
Wharton County Junior College
Network Administrator Wharton County Junior College Closing Date/Time: 01/02/20 Salary: $62,069.00 - $68,736.00 Annually Job Type: Administrative Full Time Location: Wharton Campus, 911 Boling ...
Outreach, Recruitment & Employment Coordinator, R19153
Dec 12
Bellevue, Washington, USA
Bellevue Community College
Administrative Support Assist the Director of Programs and other college administrators as necessary.Collaborate with WE team to develop, coordinate, and manage the WE Open

The average pay for a College Administrator is $135,603 a year and $65 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a College Administrator is between $95,738 and $168,025. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a College Administrator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Associate Dean, Nursing Programs
Nov 8
Kirkland, Washington, USA
LAKE WASHINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE - 390
... college administrators and fulfill other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS:REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSMasters AND Doctoral prepared, at least one of which must be in Nursing and from
Portal & Application Administrator
Nov 23
Denver, United States
Colorado Community College System
Portal & Application Administrator Position Number: 299838 Posted Date: 11/22/2019 Closing Date: 12 ... The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is made up of 13 unique colleges with over 40 ...
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