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Mid-Level Median Salaries by Title and Institution Type (2010-11)

Below are results of the 2010-11 Mid-Level Administrative & Professional Salary Survey conducted by The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). Findings reflect salaries of more than 195,169 job incumbents at public and private institutions nationwide. Salaries were reported by 1,106 institutions for 214 selected positions. View the CUPA-HR press release or order complete survey results.

 
Job Title All Institutions Doctoral Master's Baccalaureate Two-Year
Academic Affairs
Conference/Workshop Education Coordinator (Continuing Education) $43,734 $43,939 $42,731 $39,778 $47,228
Continuing Education Specialist $49,903 $52,738 $49,153 $48,606 $49,903
Museum Curator $50,478 $50,358 $46,191 $54,444 $59,358
Head of Reference & Instr - Lev II $53,243 $59,689 $51,207 $51,734 $51,674
Reference & Instruction Librarian - Lev I $43,453 $44,525 $43,856 $41,000 $43,109
Catalog/Metadata Librarian - Lev II $49,899 $52,874 $50,858 $45,902 $66,411
Cataloger Librarian - Cat Lev I $38,001 $41,388 $37,638 $34,875 $45,149
Coordinator, Library Services for Distance Education $51,877 $57,129 $45,364 $47,167 $60,971
Gov Docs/Publications Librarian $51,161 $55,521 $50,717 $43,828 *
Serials Librarian $48,862 $52,425 $47,672 $46,908 *
Systems Librarian (Digital Library) $57,530 $65,856 $56,037 $52,241 $45,855
Admissions Counselor $34,811 $36,516 $34,330 $32,833 $39,947
Financial Aid Counselor $37,547 $39,240 $37,065 $35,040 $40,000
Academic Evaluator $36,060 $34,911 $35,420 $36,280 $39,389
Business and Administrative Affairs
Administrative Specialist $44,135 $46,458 $43,020 $42,215 $43,546
Staff Attorney $105,393 $106,478 $100,000 $118,780 $75,151
Buyer $41,001 $42,491 $39,501 $38,313 $40,053
Buyer, Senior $50,500 $50,937 $46,965 $47,267 $53,691
Buyer, Supervisory $62,793 $66,726 $55,968 $55,737 $54,921
Contract and Grants Specialist $50,000 $47,828 $50,503 $52,000 $55,639
Accountant $42,153 $44,027 $41,400 $40,003 $42,901
Accountant, Senior $54,481 $54,286 $54,226 $51,400 $55,535
Accounting Unit Supervisor $61,800 $65,000 $57,885 $59,104 $59,488
Auditor $50,930 $50,860 $50,000 $59,883 $52,077
Auditor, Senior $64,952 $65,590 $59,642 * $64,952
Budget Analyst $50,017 $50,959 $48,000 $46,930 $53,127
Budget Analyst, Senior $64,320 $65,240 $63,349 $62,728 $62,387
Budget Unit Supervisor $80,638 $79,820 $77,738 $81,000 $73,000
Department Business Manager (Small Unit) $54,821 $57,030 $48,993 $54,715 $58,726
Department Business Manager (Large Unit) $70,917 $71,354 $64,000 $64,626 $78,171
Head Cashier $35,000 $41,282 $33,079 $30,593 $39,651
Collections Supervisor $43,000 $48,480 $41,616 $37,124 $46,215
Auditor, IT $58,300 $58,950 * * *
Auditor, Senior IT $72,826 $71,556 * * *
Manager, Audit $87,157 $91,566 $78,163 * *
Manager, IT Audit $94,318 $90,265 * * *
Shipping and Receiving Supervisor $40,956 $41,428 $41,655 $37,812 $38,315
Print Shop Supervisor $42,436 $47,529 $44,702 $36,899 $44,488
Mail Services Supervisor $37,532 $42,356 $36,913 $32,193 $43,520
Child Care Center Teacher $31,614 $31,877 $31,421 $31,150 $33,064
Child Care Site Director $54,167 $61,620 $51,136 $50,500 $54,609
Textbook Manager $41,000 $49,744 $39,727 $34,900 $45,927
Food Service Manager (Unit) $48,024 $50,460 $43,140 $45,421 $53,107
Assistant Police Chief $67,981 $82,199 $59,846 $54,080 $63,819
Police Lieutenant $58,109 $64,165 $52,872 $48,700 $51,025
Police Sergeant $47,536 $55,004 $43,243 $42,036 $47,618
Police Officer $38,622 $43,090 $36,213 $33,563 $38,057
Security Guard $27,940 $27,319 $27,713 $27,854 $29,378
Environmental Health and Safety Specialist $53,546 $53,898 $51,386 $50,000 $55,353
Safety Officer $51,108 $56,597 $46,857 $46,036 $49,805
Skilled Crafts Supervisor $55,000 $58,177 $51,848 $54,011 $52,003
Coordinator Construction Projects $64,724 $66,678 $62,265 $65,000 $62,135
Architect $73,651 $74,010 $71,370 $76,387 $75,381
Facilities Utilization Planner $56,800 $59,786 $54,928 $48,276 $58,845
Facilities Engineer $67,550 $69,570 $62,081 $65,862 *
Manager of Inventory $44,805 $48,179 $44,458 $40,941 $42,500
Human Resources
Coordinator, Disability Services $53,006 $59,204 $46,725 $50,877 $52,570
Training Specialist $51,290 $51,290 $46,000 $52,796 $53,919
EEO/Affirmative Action Specialist $57,057 $55,825 $57,817 $57,773 $56,894
Employee Relations Specialist $47,250 $47,000 $44,075 * $50,694
Employee Relations Specialist, Senior $61,476 $61,000 $55,350 * *
Employee Relations Unit Supervisor $70,000 $73,028 $64,351 * *
HR Generalist $43,359 $45,503 $42,932 $40,795 $43,768
HR Generalist, Senior $56,906 $59,387 $53,958 $50,987 $56,783
Credential Specialist $44,655 $48,412 $44,194 $39,525 $43,056
Compensation Specialist $47,291 $47,717 $45,000 * $45,544
Compensation Specialist, Senior $58,249 $57,635 $52,286 * $55,188
Compensation/Classification Unit Supervisor $69,282 $71,656 $68,604 * $53,461
Benefits Specialist $41,453 $41,449 $41,040 $39,719 $43,044
Benefits Specialist, Senior $51,244 $50,947 $49,550 $51,250 $51,512
Benefits Unit Supervisor $63,334 $64,122 $59,928 * $59,022
Labor Relations Specialist $52,621 $51,750 * * *
Labor Relations Specialist, Senior $73,492 $76,945 * * *
Labor Relations Unit Supervisor $86,766 $88,154 * * *
Employment Specialist $40,685 $42,031 $37,061 $39,510 $42,134
Employment Specialist, Senior $52,100 $52,100 $51,284 $50,836 $49,378
Employment Unit Supervisor $68,125 $69,132 $62,140 * $68,788
Advisor Disability Services $44,082 $46,052 $40,821 $44,082 $44,328
Work Life Coordinator $59,213 $57,416 * * *
Information Technology
Programmer Analyst $53,007 $54,121 $51,478 $51,000 $54,445
Programmer Analyst, Senior $64,492 $68,092 $61,034 $63,707 $65,719
Programmer Analyst, Supervisor $77,549 $81,205 $73,040 $69,155 $68,746
Systems Programmer $55,635 $58,190 $52,644 $51,240 $58,839
Systems Programmer, Senior $70,517 $71,189 $65,132 $68,513 $76,530
Systems Programmer, Supervisor $78,636 $78,987 $72,735 $78,135 $82,721
IT Security Analyst/Engineer $65,212 $66,202 $61,930 $64,756 $64,743
Telecommunications Manager $60,173 $78,396 $56,208 $52,500 $62,591
Network Engineer $60,656 $65,107 $55,080 $54,430 $63,207
Email Administrator $62,848 $69,200 $59,290 $62,491 $57,240
Network Administrator $58,988 $62,573 $58,019 $57,428 $58,096
Systems Administrator $56,927 $60,465 $53,495 $54,303 $55,077
Database Administrator $66,155 $72,582 $61,635 $62,539 $66,763
Data Administrator $66,702 $74,263 $53,740 $65,069 $52,019
Manager, Web Services/Web Master $57,388 $65,044 $56,385 $53,006 $55,191
Web Graphics Designer $48,024 $48,668 $44,502 $46,990 $49,875
Web Content Developer $48,578 $51,844 $46,039 $46,479 $48,346
Computer Operator - Entry $33,608 $33,363 $33,168 $34,444 $36,328
Computer Operator - Senior $42,280 $39,214 $41,418 $43,608 $48,091
Computer Operations Supervisor $56,607 $57,636 $47,532 $59,104 $59,110
IT Support Specialist $43,760 $45,941 $42,827 $43,065 $40,123
Help Desk Specialist/Technician $38,231 $41,250 $36,720 $36,920 $37,258
Help Desk Manager $53,275 $63,239 $50,489 $46,276 $51,871
IT Technical Writer $49,470 $52,052 $44,934 * *
IT Project Manager $75,475 $78,004 $67,012 $67,321 $79,910
Electronic Resource Librarian $52,427 $57,650 $50,000 $48,760 $40,880
Media Librarian $55,711 $63,080 $58,295 $50,336 *
Instructional Technology Specialist $50,009 $52,914 $48,797 $51,000 $44,000
Multi-media Specialist/Technician $41,920 $44,254 $41,470 $41,570 $40,573
Distance Education Network Operations Manager $59,991 $60,069 $59,140 * $55,702
Distance Education Faculty Support Manager $55,065 $59,873 $52,000 $50,000 $55,476
Online Instruct Designer, Entry $46,424 $49,153 $45,491 $43,240 $42,756
Online Instruct Designer, Senior $54,048 $57,200 $55,481 $55,212 $50,000
Athletics
Assistant Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist $38,422 $40,843 $37,370 $36,592 $40,483
Head Athletic Trainer $53,844 $67,584 $51,671 $48,445 $48,695
Ticket Manager (Athletic Event) $44,028 $48,500 $38,918 $39,340 *
Head Coach - Football $90,651 $243,750 $85,850 $73,155 *
Offensive Coordinator - Football $56,085 $150,000 $50,000 $42,000 *
Defensive Coordinator - Football $61,160 $143,000 $53,025 $42,212 *
Assistant Coach - Football $42,888 $91,752 $41,573 $35,755 *
Head Coach - Baseball $56,053 $85,000 $55,854 $46,490 $52,086
Assistant Coach - Baseball $36,500 $46,070 $35,001 $25,000 $33,006
Head Coach - Men's Basketball $74,863 $225,000 $74,300 $59,934 $47,000
Assistant Coach - Men's Basketball $43,350 $74,321 $40,504 $32,000 $28,500
Head Coach - Women's Basketball $67,455 $150,000 $67,790 $53,089 $52,195
Assistant Coach - Women's Basketball $40,684 $55,975 $38,278 $31,965 $31,085
Head Coach - Cross Country $41,480 $48,575 $40,881 $39,100 *
Head Coach - Track and Field $52,583 $61,842 $50,057 $44,098 *
Head Coach - Cross Country / Track & Field $55,593 $65,000 $52,498 $50,603 *
Head Coach - Skiing (Alpine & Nordic) $55,899 $56,798 * $53,405 *
Head Coach - Swimming & Diving $55,140 $63,109 $47,880 $51,989 *
Head Coach - Men's Golf $46,143 $63,451 $40,584 $43,294 *
Head Coach - Men's Gymnastics $81,619 $82,810 * * *
Head Coach - Men's Ice Hockey $91,316 $185,000 $65,703 $83,000 *
Head Coach - Men's Lacrosse $50,710 $111,700 $44,823 $48,750 *
Head Coach - Men's Rowing $53,236 $70,423 $52,015 $51,172 *
Head Coach - Men's Soccer $50,386 $66,334 $47,846 $45,982 *
Head Coach - Men's Tennis $46,174 $62,082 $41,808 $42,000 *
Head Coach - Men's Volleyball $52,424 $71,450 $49,104 $37,740 *
Head Coach - Men's Wrestling $55,000 $77,073 $51,129 $47,820 *
Head Coach - Women's Field Hockey $50,712 $65,650 $43,920 $46,557 *
Head Coach - Women's Golf $47,770 $62,105 $38,147 $41,635 *
Head Coach - Women's Gymnastics $69,287 $80,160 $57,757 * *
Head Coach - Women's Ice Hockey $65,590 $84,000 $52,725 $62,500 *
Head Coach - Women's Lacrosse $46,446 $63,309 $43,150 $45,000 *
Head Coach - Women's Rowing $57,167 $65,726 $44,210 $56,550 *
Head Coach - Women's Soccer $48,556 $63,374 $45,361 $43,900 *
Head Coach - Women's Softball $48,188 $66,200 $47,116 $43,443 $42,000
Head Coach - Women's Tennis $46,575 $60,000 $38,606 $43,052 *
Head Coach - Women's Volleyball $51,052 $75,610 $48,936 $43,672 $41,121
Student Affairs
Intramural/Recreation Coordinator $40,000 $43,224 $38,685 $36,539 $38,904
Student Activities Officer $40,800 $43,286 $38,500 $37,650 $43,731
Campus Minister $45,914 $51,262 $44,060 $45,000 *
Sign Language Interpreter $44,920 $47,277 $38,959 $48,933 $44,046
Events Coordinator $40,464 $40,958 $41,158 $38,342 $42,964
Events Technical Services Coordinator $43,417 $43,709 $40,122 $44,261 $48,818
Academic Advisor/Counselor $40,522 $40,814 $40,211 $40,450 $42,144
Student Career Counselor $42,375 $43,909 $41,178 $42,420 $41,500
Cooperative Program Coordinator $44,833 $44,952 $46,263 $42,913 $45,575
Study Abroad Advisor $40,697 $40,513 $40,003 $41,468 $44,336
Academic Support Center Coordinator $46,209 $50,396 $46,461 $43,730 $45,247
Residence Hall Manager (Room/Board Included) $30,000 $32,025 $29,318 $27,980 $33,311
Residence Hall Manager (Room/Board Not Included) $37,875 $40,240 $37,740 $31,007 *
Counseling Psychologist $58,804 $58,961 $56,133 $62,508 $69,988
Counselor $47,013 $47,013 $45,887 $46,497 $55,520
Nurse Practitioner $72,416 $74,348 $68,401 $67,977 $62,911
Staff Nurse $47,954 $50,994 $46,054 $44,640 $54,527
Staff Physician $132,947 $133,271 $127,048 $145,203 *
Clinical Research Nurse $61,859 $62,689 $55,755 * *
Pharmacist $93,875 $95,135 $84,033 * *
External Affairs
Annual Giving Officer-Entry Level $40,000 $42,630 $39,762 $37,500 $50,480
Annual Giving Officer-Senior Level $51,230 $55,000 $48,548 $49,000 $51,286
Alumni Relations Officer-Entry Level $39,978 $42,090 $38,460 $37,454 $39,230
Alumni Relations Officer-Senior Level $50,569 $54,371 $48,831 $46,750 $50,000
Major Gift Officer-Entry Level $54,733 $56,000 $55,555 $52,000 *
Major Gift Officer-Senior Level $73,660 $78,800 $67,384 $73,660 $65,000
Planned Giving Officer-Entry Level $50,375 $51,345 $48,042 $50,000 *
Planned Giving Officer-Senior Level $78,516 $92,500 $65,000 $72,850 *
Coordinator, Resource Development $43,493 $47,783 $42,377 $41,890 $54,100
Government Relations Specialist $67,275 $72,840 * * *
Public Information Specialist $46,000 $47,097 $44,350 $42,265 $50,592
Assistant Editor $40,930 $40,246 $40,040 $42,133 $47,044
Editor $49,990 $47,798 $49,017 $56,856 $41,198
Graphic Designer $42,632 $42,570 $42,150 $42,486 $42,993
Writer $45,371 $46,460 $44,853 $42,613 $45,116
Assistant Writer $35,875 $35,568 $34,500 $35,438 *
Photographer $42,720 $42,848 $41,810 $44,200 $47,596
Producer/Director (Television) $49,615 $49,856 $44,835 $54,673 $54,257
Program Manager (Television) $55,109 $55,825 $53,017 * $57,438
Television Engineer, Senior $53,000 $50,257 $54,079 * $55,485
Manager FM Radio Station $61,803 $68,007 $57,530 $55,180 $66,908
Manager TV Station $69,300 $84,100 $56,506 * $59,098
Engineering/Research and Agricultural
Electrical/Electronic Engineer $58,176 $58,830 $51,854 $55,296 *
Electrical/Electronic Engineer, Senior $76,726 $78,363 * * *
Mechanical Engineer $62,634 $62,943 $55,152 * *
Mechanical Engineer, Senior $81,168 $83,930 * * *
Research Assistant, Entry (Natural/Physical Sciences) $33,173 $33,678 $32,600 $31,520 *
Research Assistant, Intermediate (Natural/Physical Sciences) $40,320 $41,679 $40,522 $39,312 *
Research Assistant, Senior (Natural/Physical Sciences) $49,448 $50,537 $51,452 $48,657 *
Research Assistant, Entry (Social/Behavioral Sciences) $30,060 $29,678 $30,486 * *
Research Assistant, Intermediate (Social/Behavioral Sciences) $41,438 $41,484 $34,768 * *
Research Assistant, Senior (Social/Behavioral Sciences) $55,763 $57,224 $44,520 * *
Lab Coordinator $44,388 $46,956 $43,413 $41,831 $44,694
Laboratory Technician II $35,453 $33,784 $36,252 $37,232 $40,406
Laboratory Technician IV $43,363 $42,601 $41,013 $45,929 $42,650
Research Field Technician $38,304 $36,999 $41,880 $43,899 *
Research Computer Specialist $56,856 $58,095 $45,500 $49,801 *
Electronic Technician Supervisor $57,374 $58,105 $51,543 $52,450 *
Research Project Engineer $60,288 $60,424 * * *
Assistant Research Scientist (Non-Faculty) $50,529 $51,145 * * *
Associate Research Scientist (Non-Faculty) $56,321 $57,277 $47,750 * *
Research Scientist (Non-Faculty) $68,914 $70,923 * * *
Veterinarian $96,241 $98,866 * * *
Animal Care Manager $51,000 $57,654 $44,387 $35,923 *
Farm Manager $47,000 $49,436 $45,907 $42,025 *

2010-11 MID-LEVEL ADMINISTRATIVE & PROFESSIONAL SALARY SURVEY REPORT ©2011 by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). All rights reserved.

* 4 or fewer institutions reported