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Education Administrators

Education & Training

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Work Environment

Education administrators work in offices and classroom training facilities. Those directing physical training work in gyms or outdoor settings.

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  • Median Military Salary This is the median, or the midpoint, of the salary range for this career.


    Military Salary Range Salary varies based on years of service, degree level, special pays, family status and location.

    $36,370 - $283,756


Education administrators manage personnel development programs and determine who needs training, what skills need to be improved, and how a training program can be designed and executed. They direct the development of learning objectives and lesson plans, and they oversee all aspects of instructional programs from designing course content to actual training implementation.

Military Training

Officers typically enter the Military after they have completed a four-year college degree; enlisted service members can transition to officer positions through a variety of pathways and earn a degree while serving. Education administrators may have a degree in education or management. Job training for education administrators primarily consists of on-the-job learning in various environments and through receiving advanced civilian/industry certifications and licenses (credentials) which may require additional education training or experience. Like other officers they complete a comprehensive training program covering responsibilities military structure and etiquette traditions and leadership development.

Helpful Attributes

  • Interest in developing educational programs
  • Interest in work involving many subject areas
  • Preference for working with people

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