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College Administrators

Overview

College administrators coordinate and oversee programs such as admissions and financial aid in public and private colleges and universities. They frequently work with teams of people to develop and manage student services. Administrators also oversee specific academic divisions of colleges and universities. Approximately 175,000 college administrators are employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Enterprising

Organized

Realistic

Career Ladder
College President or Provost

College Administrator

College Professor or Admissions Counselor