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Earn More by Learning More

Earn More by Learning More

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In today’s job market, giving yourself a competitive edge over other administrative assistants is more important than ever. If you are interested in advancing your career as an administrative professional, getting an advanced degree is definitely a step in the right direction. A new degree will make make you more well rounded and prepared as an administrative professional.




The Hard Facts

Median Salary by Degree/Major Subject
Master of Business Administration (MBA): $90,538
Bachelor of Science (BS/BSc/SB): $74,372
Bachelor of Science (BS/BSc/SB) in Accounting: $66,850
Bachelor of Science (BS/BSc/SB) in Business Administration: $63,484
Bachelor of Arts (BA/AB): $59,003
Bachelor of Arts (BA/AB) in Economics: $58,147
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA): $57.043


*While this information is for business degrees, degrees in communications, administration, and other admin related degrees follow the same pattern.

Why More Education Means More Money

As the requirements on admins increase, the more skilled an admin is, the higher the salary the admin will be able to demand. More education means more skills as well as a greater knowledge base from classes taken while earning the degree. While earning an MBA, for example, an admin might take classes in management or organizational behavior that will give an on-the-job admin the skills and authority to tackle new challenges that an admin without that degree would not be able to. In addition, MBA students often gain hands on experience while earning their degree that will make them an even stronger asset.


If more education means a larger salary, why don’t you start the next step to higher pay by looking into our educational partners by filling out the link on the left?


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* In the event that we cannot find a program from one of our partner schools that matches your specific area of interest, we may show schools with similar or unrelated programs.

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