Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

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)
222,810 0.5 % (4) $90,200 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $58,600 $70,840 $87,470 $107,900 $128,660
  (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 218,230 2.60 (4) $90,360
Local Government (OES Designation) 870 0.02 (4) $97,440
State Government (OES Designation) 800 0.04 (4) $77,950
Educational Support Services 780 0.56 (4) $73,330
Employment Services 590 0.02 (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 218,230 2.60 (4) $90,360
Educational Support Services 780 0.56 (4) $73,330
Religious Organizations 190 0.10 (4) $60,350
Other Residential Care Facilities 80 0.05 (4) $71,760
Technical and Trade Schools 80 0.05 (4) $69,940

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 870 0.02 (4) $97,440
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 110 (7) (4) $94,220
Elementary and Secondary Schools 218,230 2.60 (4) $90,360
Residential Mental Retardation, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities 90 0.02 (4) $87,700
Management of Companies and Enterprises 180 0.01 (4) $86,530


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 22,740 2.21 1.27 (4) $77,440
California 20,400 1.45 0.84 (4) $103,470
New York 15,830 1.88 1.08 (4) $118,570
Illinois 14,380 2.58 1.48 (4) $98,010
Pennsylvania 8,580 1.55 0.89 (4) $94,160




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)
Vermont 820 2.83 1.63 (4) $79,730
West Virginia 1,920 2.74 1.58 (4) $64,130
Illinois 14,380 2.58 1.48 (4) $98,010
Louisiana 4,490 2.44 1.40 (4) $73,380
Maine 1,360 2.36 1.36 (4) $72,110




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 8,100 2.15 1.24 (4) $120,130
New York 15,830 1.88 1.08 (4) $118,570
Connecticut 2,830 1.76 1.01 (4) $116,270
Maryland 5,370 2.16 1.25 (4) $105,280
California 20,400 1.45 0.84 (4) $103,470





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 10,260 2.03 1.17 (4) $128,490
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 8,510 2.37 1.37 (4) $106,490
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,210 1.36 0.78 (4) $102,560
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,380 1.72 0.99 (4) $80,480
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,240 2.07 1.19 (4) $83,670
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,150 1.86 1.07 (4) $85,560
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,740 1.62 0.93 (4) $99,680
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,980 1.64 0.95 (4) $104,250
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,640 2.11 1.21 (4) $100,480
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 2,560 1.53 0.88 (4) $100,000