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Higher Education Administrator

Higher Education Administrator People who enjoyed college will likely enjoy working at one. University campuses are intellectually stimulating and surrounded by natural beauty. Administrators do not work long hours and usually get time off in the summer. There are numerous administration opportunities since colleges and universities have many departments such as academic and student affairs. Most administrative jobs provide full time hours and good benefits.

Many college administrator jobs require candidates to hold a master's degree or a Ph.D.

Salary Data

Median (8 years of work experience): $89,400

25-75 percentile (8 or more years of work experience): $59,000-160,000

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