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Education Administrators, Postsecondary - What They Do


Education Administrators, Postsecondary have generally received a Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience and have at least some work experience in the field before they can take on the responsibilities of the job. Once employed, Education Administrators, Postsecondary can expect to earn an average of $85,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Education Administrators, Postsecondary will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 14.2% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Education Administrators, Postsecondary rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 3.3% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Education Administrators, Postsecondary can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 1.7% are currently unemployed.

Academic Programs of Interest

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