Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
226,760 0.6 % (4) $90,670 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $59,010 $71,460 $88,380 $108,780 $128,110
  (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 221,490 2.67 (4) $90,840
State Government (OES Designation) 1,000 0.05 (4) $88,110
Educational Support Services 980 0.65 (4) $80,750
Local Government (OES Designation) 870 0.02 (4) $91,900
Child Day Care Services 360 0.05 (4) $53,470

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 221,490 2.67 (4) $90,840
Educational Support Services 980 0.65 (4) $80,750
Religious Organizations 310 0.17 (4) $81,490
Other Residential Care Facilities 100 0.06 (4) $74,930
State Government (OES Designation) 1,000 0.05 (4) $88,110

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Junior Colleges 60 0.01 (4) $120,780
Social Advocacy Organizations 30 0.02 (4) $99,940
Local Government (OES Designation) 870 0.02 (4) $91,900
Elementary and Secondary Schools 221,490 2.67 (4) $90,840
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 40 0.02 (4) $89,240


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 22,320 2.05 1.20 (4) $76,020
California 20,390 1.39 0.81 (4) $102,090
New York 18,080 2.09 1.22 (4) $111,790
Illinois 13,260 2.32 1.36 (4) $99,640
New Jersey 8,520 2.23 1.30 (4) $124,040




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 840 2.82 1.65 (4) $83,140
West Virginia 1,920 2.71 1.58 (4) $65,050
Maine 1,350 2.33 1.36 (4) $73,820
Illinois 13,260 2.32 1.36 (4) $99,640
New Jersey 8,520 2.23 1.30 (4) $124,040




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 8,520 2.23 1.30 (4) $124,040
Connecticut 2,950 1.80 1.05 (4) $117,420
New York 18,080 2.09 1.22 (4) $111,790
Delaware 730 1.78 1.04 (4) $108,180
Maryland 5,580 2.20 1.29 (4) $103,640





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 12,160 2.32 1.36 (4) $115,670
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 7,440 2.01 1.18 (4) $104,910
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,100 1.28 0.75 (4) $101,430
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,810 1.75 1.02 (4) $78,530
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,240 1.84 1.07 (4) $86,570
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,940 1.83 1.07 (4) $81,300
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,900 1.65 0.96 (4) $101,290
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,740 2.14 1.25 (4) $99,440
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 2,610 1.49 0.87 (4) $102,960
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,550 1.43 0.84 (4) $75,070