Julia Dahl tweeted an amazing graph showing how the number of people working in administrative roles in health care is skyrocketing:
I've been looking at NCES data, looks like there's not a similar effect in education.
In primary and secondary education, spending on instruction is outpacing spending on administrative costs:
Also in postsecondary education, the ratio of faculty to administrative staff is not rapidly changing:
Tuition, however, is increasing:
Even as earnings for 4 year program graduates are not:
Another graph shows this effect by showing that revenues of postsecondary institutions are rising even as enrollment is not: