Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Business Administrator make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$53,496 / yrTotal Pay
$49,991 / yrBase Pay
$3,505 / yrAdditional Pay

$53,496

 / yr
$34K$85K
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The estimated total pay for a Business Administrator is $53,496 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $49,991 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 $3,505 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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Related Job Titles

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Some related job titles are Office Administrator Salaries with median pay of $43,980.

Top Paying Companies

For a Business Administrator in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Business Administrator in United States. Employers include NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Microsoft and Total Safety.

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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
$87,500/yr
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$82,123

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$87,500

 / yr

$65,183

 / yr

$64,811

 / yr

$50,642

 / yr

$63,513

 / yr

$26

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$64,804

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$52,400

 / yr

$62,414

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$34

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$28

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$76,890

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$65,526

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$63,284

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Top Paying Industries

For a Business Administrator in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Business Administrator in United States are Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $87,500, Information Technology with a median total pay of $82,123, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $71,825, Education with a median total pay of $64,807, and Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $62,414.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$87,500

    25% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$82,123

    21% Higher than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$71,825

    9% Higher than other industries

  • EducationEducation$64,807

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$62,414

    4% Lower than other industries

Government & Public Administration

The top paying company in Government & Public Administration for Business Administrator is NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

NASA Jet Propulsion LaboratoryNASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory$87,500/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.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Submitted

Date of Time

Business Coordinator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$10

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Marketing Administrator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$67,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Marketing Administrator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Marketing Administrator

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$60,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Business Administrator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$33

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Marketing Administrator

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$14

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Business Coordinator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$49,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago

Business Administrator pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Business Administrator is $49,991 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Business Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 866 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Business Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Business Administrator in United States is $78,570 per year.

The lowest salary for a Business Administrator in United States is $31,808 per year.

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