Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an Administrator make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$56,719 / yrTotal Pay
$52,550 / yrBase Pay
$4,169 / yrAdditional Pay

$56,719

 / yr
$33K$99K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Administrator is $56,719 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $52,550 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,169 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Administrative Assistant

$41,454 /yr
Administrative Assistant
$56,183 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Administrator

Some related job titles are Office Manager Salaries with median pay of $57,668, Network Administrator Salaries with median pay of $67,997, Office Administrator Salaries with median pay of $43,861, Systems Administrator Salaries with median pay of $77,218.

Top Paying Companies

For an Administrator in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Administrator in United States. Employers include Splunk, Workday and Salesforce.

1
Splunk
$179,427/yr
4
Sempra
$158,021/yr
9
Apple
$133,298/yr
10
Glassdoor
$130,118/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For an Administrator in United States

The top 5 paying industries for an Administrator in United States are Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $136,571, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $99,617, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $95,737, Telecommunications with a median total pay of $90,019, and Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $88,960.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$136,571

    46% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$99,617

    27% Higher than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$95,737

    24% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$90,019

    19% Higher than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$88,960

    18% Higher than other industries

Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

The top paying company in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology for Administrator is Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

Takeda PharmaceuticalsTakeda Pharmaceuticals$136,571/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Administrative?

Administrative jobs offer increased opportunities for remote-work, particularly for job-seekers with more than a high school degree and technical skills such as experience in word processing and spreadsheet programs. Job responsibilities include scheduling, report-building and data entry. Administrative jobs are found in every industry and most offer on-the-job training. Salaries are experiencing below average growth due to automation and software.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Administrative Assistant

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$45,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Medical Administrator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Administrative Specialist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$55,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Administrative Assistant

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$22

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Administrative Assistant

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$515

/hr

$15 | $500

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Administrative

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$80,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Administrative Assistant

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$35,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday

Administrator pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Administrator is $52,550 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7434 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Administrator employees.

The highest salary for an Administrator in United States is $90,967 per year.

The lowest salary for an Administrator in United States is $30,479 per year.

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