Some of the skills we found on lead administrator resumes included "office supplies," "payroll," and "office procedures." We have detailed the most important lead administrator responsibilities below.
Before becoming a lead administrator, 53.2% earned their bachelor's degree. When it comes down to graduating with a master's degree, 12.2% lead administrators went for the extra education. If you're wanting to pursue this career, it may be possible to be successful with a high school degree. In fact, most lead administrators have a college degree. But about one out of every seven lead administrators didn't attend college at all.
Those lead administrators who do attend college, typically earn either a business degree or a computer science degree. Less commonly earned degrees for lead administrators include a accounting degree or a psychology degree.
When you're ready to become a lead administrator, you might wonder which companies hire lead administrators. According to our research through lead administrator resumes, lead administrators are mostly hired by Deloitte, VF, and Adventist Health System. Now is a good time to apply as Deloitte has 11 lead administrators job openings, and there are 7 at VF and 2 at Adventist Health System.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, lead administrators tend to earn the biggest salaries at Cox Enterprises, Stryker, and Axa Advisors. Take Cox Enterprises for example. The median lead administrator salary is $121,381. At Stryker, lead administrators earn an average of $117,829, while the average at Axa Advisors is $116,814. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at IBM, The Bank of New York Mellon, and State Street. These three companies have hired a significant number of lead administrators from these institutions.
For the most part, lead administrators make their living in the technology and health care industries. Lead administrators tend to make the most in the pharmaceutical industry with an average salary of $111,714. The lead administrator annual salary in the manufacturing and hospitality industries generally make $107,609 and $105,382 respectively. Additionally, lead administrators who work in the pharmaceutical industry make 24.5% more than lead administrators in the energy Industry.