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Student Support Administrator

What Does a Professional in this Career Do?

Responsible for operations within a student support facility, ensuring all facility staff and students' needs are met.

Job Outlook

There were 33 Student Support Administrator job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 2005 in the United States.

In combination with other careers in the Elementary and Secondary School Administrator industry, which includes the Student Support Administrator career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:

Salary

Many new Student Support Administrator jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.

National

The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $60,366.

State

The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $50,877.

Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Student Support Administrator postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $41,650.

Education and Experience

Posted Student Support Administrator jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.

Education LevelPercentage
Associate's Degree0%
Bachelor's Degree41%
Master's Degree57%
Doctoral Degree1%
Other1%

Posted Student Support Administrator jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.

Years of ExperiencePercentage
0 to 2 years29%
3 to 5 years63%
6 to 8 years6%
9+ years3%

Skills

Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Student Support Administrator positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.

Baseline Skills

A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.

  • Communication Skills (38%)
  • Teamwork / Collaboration (34%)
  • Planning (29%)
  • Physical Abilities (19%)
  • Organizational Skills (18%)

Defining Skills

A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.

  • Teaching (40%)
  • Special Education (21%)

Necessary Skills

A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.

  • Budgeting (16%)
  • Scheduling (15%)
  • Staff Management (9%)
  • Record Keeping (8%)

Distinguishing Skills

A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.

  • Staff Development (6%)
  • Managing Student Data (6%)
  • Case Management (6%)
  • Student Placement (6%)
  • Mental Health (6%)

Salary Boosting Skills

A professional who wishes to excel in this career path may consider developing the following highly valued skills. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is listed along with the marginal value: the average salary difference between postings that request that skill and those that do not.

  • School Psychology (2%) – marginal value $2,706
  • Staff Development (6%) – marginal value $2,586

Alternative Job Titles

Sometimes employers post jobs with Student Support Administrator skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:

  • Student Advocate
  • Director Of Student Services
  • Student Relations Technician
  • Student Services Coordinator
  • Student Support Coordinator

Similar Occupations

If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.

Common Employers

Here are the employers that have posted the most Student Support Administrator jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.

United States

  • Idea Public Schools (52)
  • Clark County School District (20)
  • Springfield Public Schools (19)
  • Iqvia (16)
  • Boston Public Schools (13)

North Carolina

  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (5)
  • Ciee High School Usa (4)
  • Durham Public Schools (3)
  • Sandhills Community College (2)
  • University of North Carolina (2)

NC State Programs Relevant to this Career

If you are interested in preparing for a career in this field, the following NC State Online and Distance Education programs offer a great place to start!

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