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Mid-Level Median Salaries by Title and Institution Type (2007-08)

Below are results of the 2007-08 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 173,700 job incumbents at public and private institutions nationwide. Salaries were reported by 1,125 institutions for 206 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
Cataloging Specialist $34,517 $37,338 $34,566 $32,911 $38,789
Admissions Counselor $33,139 $35,294 $32,500 $31,067 $36,754
Reference Specialist $35,446 $35,615 $36,732 $32,235 $38,589
Conference/Workshop Education Coordinator (Continuing Education) $42,056 $42,256 $41,279 $35,550 $44,788
Continuing Education Specialist $47,432 $50,668 $45,672 $44,837 $47,487
Museum Curator $49,249 $49,891 $43,960 $53,300 $49,523
Reference & Instruction Librarian - Lev I $47,719 $54,249 $46,896 $45,019 $47,725
Catalog/Metadata Librarian - Lev II $48,357 $52,750 $47,107 $48,113 $50,413
Financial Aid Counselor $35,819 $37,110 $35,552 $33,900 $36,776
Academic Evaluator $34,244 $33,597 $34,351 $30,696 $38,780
Business and Administrative Affairs
Administrative Specialist $42,017 $45,098 $41,561 $39,621 $41,605
Staff Attorney $102,520 $103,179 $93,212 * $104,334
Buyer $38,830 $41,300 $36,926 $35,461 $38,404
Buyer, Senior $47,893 $49,240 $45,200 $45,969 $48,279
Buyer, Supervisory $59,056 $62,413 $50,282 $57,333 $60,000
Contract and Grants Specialist $49,598 $47,041 $48,181 $51,689 $51,160
Accountant $40,500 $42,047 $39,454 $38,824 $41,814
Accountant, Senior $51,050 $50,570 $49,582 $50,200 $51,702
Accounting Unit Supervisor $56,790 $57,891 $53,961 $52,660 $55,000
Auditor $49,846 $49,750 $46,250 $74,998 $53,775
Auditor, Senior $62,095 $63,000 $59,900 $69,579 $62,034
Budget Analyst $48,457 $48,869 $46,967 $48,240 $49,213
Budget Analyst, Senior $59,956 $61,241 $56,553 $54,710 $59,832
Budget Unit Supervisor $72,890 $72,896 $69,470 $70,000 $61,828
Department Business Manager (Small Unit) $50,905 $54,471 $46,989 $46,690 $57,862
Department Business Manager (Large Unit) $67,607 $68,428 $63,371 $61,294 $67,112
Head Cashier $33,667 $37,678 $32,224 $28,950 $36,069
Collections Supervisor $40,732 $44,775 $40,000 $34,311 $44,779
Shipping and Receiving Supervisor $38,328 $40,123 $37,061 $38,438 $38,142
Print Shop Supervisor $42,466 $46,503 $40,200 $34,528 $45,284
Mail Services Supervisor $35,636 $41,734 $34,058 $30,795 $37,857
Child Care Center Teacher $29,696 $31,056 $29,618 $28,919 $28,846
Child Care Site Director $49,854 $56,541 $49,051 $44,957 $48,979
Textbook Manager $38,733 $49,440 $37,000 $32,960 $44,656
Food Service Manager (Unit) $44,535 $46,641 $41,039 $43,063 $41,553
Assistant Police Chief $66,075 $78,312 $60,136 $52,332 $57,179
Police Lieutenant $53,823 $60,555 $49,899 $47,233 $47,738
Police Sergeant $44,917 $51,237 $40,890 $39,749 $48,711
Police Officer $36,549 $39,509 $33,839 $32,384 $37,069
Security Guard $26,355 $26,094 $25,884 $26,102 $27,430
Environmental Health and Safety Specialist $50,488 $50,061 $48,266 $48,500 $49,366
Safety Officer $50,838 $56,460 $43,576 $36,750 $51,447
Skilled Crafts Supervisor $50,273 $55,956 $48,173 $49,681 $47,852
Coordinator Construction Projects $60,328 $62,524 $57,440 $61,840 $55,996
Architect $70,088 $68,842 $70,173 $73,258 $73,901
Facilities Utilization Planner $54,601 $57,684 $53,749 $44,408 $49,216
Facilities Engineer $65,348 $67,126 $60,886 $61,724 $67,101
Manager of Inventory $42,650 $45,953 $42,095 $38,870 $38,866
Human Resources
Coordinator, Disability Services $50,656 $58,171 $46,804 $47,000 $48,212
Training Specialist $49,174 $50,056 $47,552 $48,657 $49,878
EEO/Affirmative Action Specialist $55,000 $53,880 $47,412 $61,903 $61,285
Employee Relations Specialist $46,939 $46,830 $42,915 * $48,388
Employee Relations Specialist, Senior $58,967 $58,506 $55,000 * *
Employee Relations Unit Supervisor $70,000 $71,739 $67,225 * $68,452
HR Generalist $41,217 $45,525 $39,500 $38,945 $40,000
HR Generalist, Senior $51,783 $53,167 $51,413 $47,815 $50,000
Credential Specialist $43,104 $54,080 $40,929 $42,441 $41,455
Compensation Specialist $45,000 $45,100 $42,412 * $45,816
Compensation Specialist, Senior $54,717 $54,001 $54,264 * $54,574
Compensation/Classification Unit Supervisor $68,800 $72,940 $58,738 * $62,224
Benefits Specialist $39,374 $39,969 $38,268 $38,006 $41,650
Benefits Specialist, Senior $49,170 $50,000 $45,193 $48,895 $47,948
Benefits Unit Supervisor $60,034 $61,298 $54,500 * $59,015
Labor Relations Specialist $42,791 $40,116 * * *
Labor Relations Specialist, Senior $68,292 $73,368 * * *
Labor Relations Unit Supervisor $79,695 $75,793 * * *
Employment Specialist $39,378 $40,607 $36,653 $35,360 $41,041
Employment Specialist, Senior $48,240 $48,785 $44,768 $45,565 $52,233
Employment Unit Supervisor $61,200 $66,650 $57,246 * $57,453
Information Technology
IT Project Manager $68,442 $76,220 $69,318 $55,485 $60,575
Digital Resources Manager (Media Librarian) $54,493 $61,000 $50,935 $50,368 $57,987
Programmer Analyst $49,257 $50,377 $47,897 $47,547 $48,213
Programmer Analyst, Senior $60,855 $63,135 $58,148 $59,397 $63,000
Programmer Analyst, Supervisor $72,227 $74,807 $68,500 $66,835 $69,309
Systems Programmer $52,415 $55,028 $50,274 $51,000 $49,249
Systems Programmer, Senior $64,571 $67,282 $59,534 $61,976 $66,661
Systems Programmer, Supervisor $76,320 $78,687 $69,699 $76,772 $78,305
IT Security Analyst/Engineer $61,928 $63,918 $58,527 $53,855 $65,297
Telecommunications Manager $56,136 $72,100 $53,100 $45,308 $61,380
Network Engineer $57,787 $60,612 $52,609 $52,631 $61,792
Email Administrator $60,000 $64,804 $57,621 $53,000 $53,255
Network Administrator $56,981 $62,374 $57,375 $52,685 $57,833
Systems Administrator $53,676 $56,973 $53,315 $50,557 $55,976
Database Administrator $61,369 $71,879 $59,340 $56,231 $62,555
Data Administrator $56,533 $58,476 $54,667 $50,183 $50,460
Manager, Web Services/Web Master $52,860 $60,000 $51,948 $47,972 $50,522
Web Graphics Designer $45,333 $47,147 $44,579 $44,100 $42,800
Web Content Developer $47,024 $50,536 $45,251 $46,261 $46,248
Computer Operator - Entry $32,390 $32,188 $31,411 $33,472 $33,147
Computer Operator - Senior $39,712 $37,428 $40,000 $38,185 $45,312
Computer Operations Supervisor $54,000 $54,197 $47,653 $57,521 $56,644
IT Support Specialist $41,061 $44,638 $41,000 $39,702 $38,199
Help Desk Specialist/Technician $36,229 $39,746 $35,200 $35,233 $34,560
IT Technical Writer $48,307 $52,960 $42,147 * *
IT Project Manager $49,651 $60,000 $47,088 $44,000 $49,684
Multi-Media Specialist/Technician $39,060 $42,577 $39,072 $37,364 $38,812
Electronic Resource Librarian $50,800 $55,107 $53,578 $45,993 $46,876
Instructional Technology Specialist $48,000 $48,759 $46,000 $49,033 $46,128
Athletics
Assistant Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist $36,600 $39,138 $34,967 $35,785 $41,389
Head Athletic Trainer $50,000 $65,000 $47,853 $46,000 $43,923
Ticket Manager (Athletic Event) $42,685 $48,391 $36,021 $41,492 *
Head Coach - Football $80,000 $194,155 $78,298 $67,596 $57,528
Offensive Coordinator - Football $57,000 $129,000 $45,485 $43,185 *
Defensive Coordinator - Football $56,170 $116,805 $50,000 $41,450 *
Assistant Coach - Football $40,197 $80,583 $38,493 $34,866 *
Head Coach - Baseball $52,200 $79,570 $51,758 $45,240 $50,112
Assistant Coach - Baseball $33,567 $43,650 $31,128 $25,320 $35,457
Head Coach - Men's Basketball $70,224 $189,644 $69,898 $55,167 $51,089
Assistant Coach - Men's Basketball $42,557 $68,220 $39,369 $30,950 $32,451
Head Coach - Women's Basketball $63,000 $126,697 $62,007 $50,962 $46,844
Assistant Coach - Women's Basketball $38,596 $51,500 $36,329 $30,589 $31,275
Head Coach - Cross Country $41,212 $51,500 $36,242 $37,000 *
Head Coach - Track and Field $52,083 $70,075 $48,790 $44,248 *
Head Coach - Cross Country / Track & Field $52,108 $60,200 $49,786 $49,450 *
Head Coach - Skiing (Alpine & Nordic) $49,750 $49,255 $49,750 $49,864 *
Head Coach - Swimming & Diving $52,550 $59,964 $46,370 $48,725 *
Head Coach - Men's Golf $46,305 $55,814 $40,359 $36,947 *
Head Coach - Men's Gymnastics $80,000 $81,218 * * *
Head Coach - Men's Ice Hockey $81,480 $136,010 $68,095 $75,387 *
Head Coach - Men's Lacrosse $50,617 $75,258 $49,200 $47,007 *
Head Coach - Men's Rowing $52,297 $60,040 $51,058 $51,801 *
Head Coach - Men's Soccer $47,603 $63,829 $44,177 $44,610 *
Head Coach - Men's Tennis $43,445 $52,693 $39,483 $40,096 *
Head Coach - Men's Volleyball $51,599 $64,852 $47,825 $42,097 *
Head Coach - Men's Wrestling $50,991 $64,528 $46,803 $44,785 *
Head Coach - Women's Field Hockey $47,698 $62,525 $42,005 $45,000 *
Head Coach - Women's Golf $45,181 $60,088 $37,170 $34,525 *
Head Coach - Women's Gymnastics $63,516 $69,000 $53,957 * *
Head Coach - Women's Ice Hockey $56,526 $89,065 $49,171 $53,400 *
Head Coach - Women's Lacrosse $46,275 $56,820 $42,138 $43,900 *
Head Coach - Women's Rowing $55,139 $60,000 $43,469 $49,200 *
Head Coach - Women's Soccer $46,468 $59,093 $43,692 $43,385 *
Head Coach - Women's Softball $45,328 $60,087 $42,785 $41,350 $44,355
Head Coach - Women's Tennis $45,933 $54,562 $38,526 $39,105 *
Head Coach - Women's Volleyball $47,917 $67,946 $45,420 $43,518 $40,000
Student Affairs
Intramural/Recreation Coordinator $38,078 $40,919 $36,008 $34,112 $38,018
Student Activities Officer $39,336 $42,302 $37,954 $35,223 $44,652
Campus Minister $43,215 $46,144 $42,500 $46,087 *
Sign Language Interpreter $43,164 $45,540 $43,781 * $42,750
Events Coordinator $39,887 $42,255 $37,353 $38,163 $41,669
Events Technical Services Coordinator $41,486 $43,040 $40,123 $40,297 $43,028
Academic Advisor/Counselor $38,693 $39,369 $38,207 $38,443 $39,083
Student Career Counselor $40,892 $43,478 $40,170 $40,395 $41,382
Cooperative Program Coordinator $44,114 $44,179 $42,299 $45,337 $43,822
Study Abroad Advisor $39,087 $38,999 $39,142 $38,750 *
Academic Support Center Coordinator $44,366 $46,507 $42,400 $42,892 $48,601
Residence Hall Manager (Including Room/Board) $28,440 $31,086 $27,843 $26,811 $26,897
Residence Hall Manager (Excluding Room/Board) $35,590 $39,415 $36,500 $31,110 *
Counseling Psychologist $56,582 $56,152 $53,618 $60,472 $60,404
Counselor $44,819 $44,381 $43,050 $46,262 $49,181
Nurse Practitioner $67,040 $69,908 $62,060 $64,300 $58,413
Staff Nurse $44,416 $48,696 $42,917 $41,996 $47,835
Staff Physician $122,648 $122,720 $114,107 $138,300 *
Clinical Research Nurse $57,474 $58,065 * * *
Pharmacist $85,607 $86,693 $76,829 * *
External Affairs
Annual Giving Officer-Entry Level $38,500 $41,012 $36,889 $36,420 $50,627
Annual Giving Officer-Senior Level $47,500 $52,108 $43,988 $45,750 $47,984
Alumni Relations Officer-Entry Level $38,000 $40,208 $37,000 $35,490 *
Alumni Relations Officer-Senior Level $47,208 $52,044 $44,796 $44,000 $48,578
Major Gift Officer-Entry Level $50,670 $52,226 $47,000 $50,670 *
Major Gift Officer-Senior Level $69,256 $78,399 $62,500 $69,185 $65,908
Planned Giving Officer-Entry Level $48,492 $48,880 $48,780 $46,921 *
Planned Giving Officer-Senior Level $74,797 $81,935 $69,160 $63,653 $64,085
Coordinator, Resource Development $43,341 $45,104 $42,230 $41,036 $45,021
Public Information Specialist $42,174 $43,992 $40,623 $38,794 $43,047
Assistant Editor $39,104 $38,072 $36,600 $40,883 *
Editor $46,497 $46,298 $44,166 $53,871 $43,672
Graphic Designer $40,770 $41,603 $40,048 $40,365 $40,608
Writer $43,000 $44,292 $41,766 $40,000 $43,932
Assistant Writer $33,272 $33,889 $32,575 $33,696 *
Photographer $40,403 $39,611 $40,403 $43,284 $42,454
Producer/Director (Television) $48,471 $47,910 $45,917 $51,721 $52,119
Program Manager (Television) $51,314 $51,683 $51,439 * $51,853
Television Engineer, Senior $50,639 $52,346 $50,660 $43,652 $58,113
Manager FM Radio Station $58,406 $70,575 $54,954 $48,168 $58,009
Manager TV Station $62,770 $73,900 $47,879 * $69,000
Engineering/Research and Agricultural
Electrical/Electronic Engineer $55,812 $56,433 $51,680 $46,894 *
Electrical/Electronic Engineer, Senior $69,964 $70,000 * * *
Mechanical Engineer $58,142 $60,348 $53,572 * *
Mechanical Engineer, Senior $72,697 $72,854 * * *
Research Assistant, Intermediate (Natural/Physical Sciences) $37,549 $39,745 $34,722 $33,957 *
Research Assistant, Senior (Natural/Physical Sciences) $47,668 $48,374 $48,982 $41,251 *
Research Assistant, Intermediate (Social/Behavioral Sciences) $40,621 $42,158 $40,678 $35,321 *
Research Assistant, Senior (Social/Behavioral Sciences) $51,440 $51,856 $51,603 * *
Lab Coordinator $41,916 $43,360 $41,600 $41,508 $36,447
Laboratory Technician II $33,471 $31,662 $35,462 $35,637 $40,202
Laboratory Technician IV $39,996 $40,112 $38,663 $45,134 $32,004
Research Field Technician $35,450 $35,303 $38,919 $45,946 *
Research Computer Specialist $52,680 $57,355 $49,051 $41,500 *
Electronic Technician Supervisor $55,158 $56,432 $53,048 $55,149 *
Research Project Engineer $58,494 $58,494 * * *
Veterinarian $91,438 $91,438 $79,017 * *
Animal Care Manager $48,410 $52,057 $44,484 $32,703 *
Farm Manager $46,375 $50,441 $42,265 $41,112 $47,340

2007-08 MID-LEVEL ADMINISTRATIVE & PROFESSIONAL SALARY SURVEY REPORT ©2008 by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). All rights reserved.

* 4 or fewer institutions reported