Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic, administrative, or auxiliary activities of public or private elementary or secondary level schools.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
222,270 0.5 % (4) $89,990 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $58,300 $70,760 $86,970 $107,220 $129,480
  (4)

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 218,080 2.55 (4) $90,150
Local Government (OES Designation) 790 0.01 (4) $94,060
Educational Support Services 770 0.58 (4) $79,860
State Government (OES Designation) 690 0.03 (4) $81,680
Employment Services 350 0.01 (8) (8)

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 218,080 2.55 (4) $90,150
Educational Support Services 770 0.58 (4) $79,860
Religious Organizations 240 0.13 (4) $66,210
Technical and Trade Schools 100 0.07 (4) $69,510
Other Residential Care Facilities 90 0.06 (4) $79,430

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 790 0.01 (4) $94,060
Management of Companies and Enterprises 90 0.01 (4) $92,910
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 90 (7) (4) $91,940
Elementary and Secondary Schools 218,080 2.55 (4) $90,150
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 40 0.02 (4) $88,800


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 22,230 2.20 1.26 (4) $76,330
California 21,970 1.57 0.90 (4) $105,250
New York 15,350 1.84 1.05 (4) $118,490
Illinois 13,050 2.36 1.35 (4) $101,970
Pennsylvania 8,740 1.59 0.91 (4) $93,190




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Virginia 1,940 2.81 1.61 (4) $63,180
Vermont 780 2.72 1.56 (4) $83,680
Louisiana 4,650 2.54 1.45 (4) $71,770
Illinois 13,050 2.36 1.35 (4) $101,970
Maine 1,320 2.29 1.31 (4) $72,620




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 15,350 1.84 1.05 (4) $118,490
New Jersey 8,580 2.28 1.30 (4) $115,960
Connecticut 3,090 1.93 1.11 (4) $112,030
California 21,970 1.57 0.90 (4) $105,250
Maryland 5,290 2.15 1.23 (4) $102,620

Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 10,470 2.10 1.20 (4) $128,990
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 7,400 2.09 1.19 (4) $115,730
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,900 1.55 0.88 (4) $108,600
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,370 1.75 1.00 (4) $78,720
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,180 2.09 1.19 (4) $82,170
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,150 1.89 1.08 (4) $85,340
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,980 1.74 0.99 (4) $100,120
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,970 1.65 0.94 (4) $103,450
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 2,770 1.67 0.96 (4) $98,090
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,710 2.18 1.25 (4) $96,850




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Bedford, MA 230 3.75 2.15 (4) $88,500
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 800 3.65 2.09 (4) $76,020
Visalia-Porterville, CA 460 3.54 2.02 (4) $117,890
Monroe, LA 260 3.49 2.00 (4) $74,550
Alexandria, LA 200 3.26 1.86 (4) $65,320
Yuba City, CA 120 3.16 1.81 (4) $101,340
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX 390 3.15 1.80 (4) $74,780
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 380 3.10 1.77 (4) $68,050
Merced, CA 170 3.05 1.75 (4) $99,390
Kankakee-Bradley, IL 120 2.97 1.70 (4) $79,440