Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
225,970 0.6 % (4) $90,800 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $58,530 $70,920 $87,760 $108,730 $130,810
  (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 221,040 2.67 (4) $90,980
Educational Support Services 1,010 0.68 (4) $75,330
Local Government (OES Designation) 890 0.02 (4) $91,310
State Government (OES Designation) 790 0.04 (4) $82,990
Management of Companies and Enterprises 220 0.01 (4) $88,110

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 221,040 2.67 (4) $90,980
Educational Support Services 1,010 0.68 (4) $75,330
Religious Organizations 170 0.09 (4) $73,050
Other Residential Care Facilities 90 0.06 (4) $73,190
State Government (OES Designation) 790 0.04 (4) $82,990

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges (8) (8) (4) $120,580
Local Government (OES Designation) 890 0.02 (4) $91,310
Elementary and Secondary Schools 221,040 2.67 (4) $90,980
Management of Companies and Enterprises 220 0.01 (4) $88,110
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 100 0.02 (4) $87,220


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 22,200 2.10 1.21 (4) $75,560
California 21,090 1.47 0.85 (4) $102,280
New York 16,760 1.96 1.13 (4) $119,710
Illinois 15,100 2.68 1.54 (4) $102,090
New Jersey 8,370 2.21 1.27 (4) $124,080




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 810 2.75 1.59 (4) $81,810
Illinois 15,100 2.68 1.54 (4) $102,090
West Virginia 1,820 2.56 1.48 (4) $64,330
Maine 1,360 2.33 1.34 (4) $73,120
Louisiana 4,180 2.24 1.29 (4) $73,450




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 8,370 2.21 1.27 (4) $124,080
New York 16,760 1.96 1.13 (4) $119,710
Connecticut 2,910 1.80 1.04 (4) $116,200
Delaware 710 1.75 1.01 (4) $105,150
Maryland 5,470 2.18 1.26 (4) $103,560





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 10,860 2.11 1.21 (4) $128,700
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 9,090 2.50 1.44 (4) $110,580
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,430 1.40 0.81 (4) $103,170
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,560 1.73 1.00 (4) $77,510
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,300 1.90 1.10 (4) $85,090
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,050 1.93 1.11 (4) $80,890
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,710 1.58 0.91 (4) $101,800
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,670 2.12 1.22 (4) $97,450
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,650 1.46 0.84 (4) $107,810
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 2,570 1.50 0.87 (4) $100,910