DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$66,000
$36,000
Min 10%
$66,000
Median 50%
$119,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Kaiser Permanente
Highest Paying City
South San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a department administrator make?
The national average salary for a Department Administrator in the United States is $66,095 per year or $31.78 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $119,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $36,000 per year. Most Department Administrator jobs are in Technology companies and Automotive companies. North Dakota, Minnesota, Hawaii, Washington, and Colorado are some of the states with the best Department Administrator salaries in the US. The typical employment in the position spans 3.7 years.

Average Department Administrator Salary By Company

Department Administrators report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Technology companies and Automotive companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Department Administrators at Kaiser Permanente and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like California Institute of the Arts and Repligen report highly competitive salaries for Department Administrators.

Average Department Administrator Salary By Location

Department Administrators in the United States of America make on average $66,095 a year or $31.78 per hour. Working in South San Francisco, CA as a Department Administrator will pay you the highest wages at around $93,648 per year. Even as an entry-level Department Administrator, you will make $40,000 per year in South San Francisco, CA. Some of the states with the best Department Administrator salaries are North Dakota, Minnesota, Hawaii, Washington, Colorado, California, and Alaska. North Carolina, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama have the lowest reported salaries for Department Administrators.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
South San Francisco, CA
$93,648
2
Lakewood, CO
$76,816
3
Portland, OR
$72,490
4
Madison, WI
$71,234
5
Amherst, MA
$67,097

Average Department Administrator Salary By Industry

Wages for Department Administrators can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Hospitality companies, and Utilities companies tend to have the highest salaries for Department Administrators. Health Care companies pay Department Administrators an average salary of $68,449, Hospitality companies pay $65,347, and Utilities companys come in at $64,991. At $63,646, the average salary for Department Administrators in the Finance industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$68,449
2
Hospitality
$65,347
3
Utilities
$64,991
4
Professional
$63,790
5
Finance
$63,646

RECENTLY ADDED Department Administrator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Wisconsin Madison
Department Administrator
10/24/2019
$50,000
George Washington University
Department Administrator
10/23/2019
$40,216
University of California
Department Administrator
09/19/2019
$58,104
George Washington University
Department Administrator
09/17/2019
$40,216
University of Wisconsin Madison
Department Administrator
09/14/2019
$55,000
Dartmouth College
Department Administrator
08/28/2019
$46,665
Napa Valley Unified
Department Administrator
08/24/2019
$41,740
George Washington University
Department Administrator
08/17/2019
$40,216
University of Wisconsin Madison
Department Administrator
08/16/2019
$51,794
George Washington University
Department Administrator
08/01/2019
$40,216
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