Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
235,110 0.6 % (4) $92,940 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $59,070 $72,380 $90,410 $111,820 $131,310
  (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 230,010 2.75 (4) $93,120
Local Government (OES Designation) 970 0.02 (4) $96,810
Educational Support Services 910 0.55 (4) $87,400
State Government (OES Designation) 900 0.04 (4) $90,520
Child Day Care Services 490 0.06 (4) $52,910

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 230,010 2.75 (4) $93,120
Educational Support Services 910 0.55 (4) $87,400
Religious Organizations 340 0.18 (4) $87,060
Child Day Care Services 490 0.06 (4) $52,910
Other Residential Care Facilities 100 0.06 (4) $74,870

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 230 0.01 (4) $101,610
Technical and Trade Schools 30 0.02 (4) $99,890
Local Government (OES Designation) 970 0.02 (4) $96,810
Elementary and Secondary Schools 230,010 2.75 (4) $93,120
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 30 0.02 (4) $91,890


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 23,840 2.06 1.21 (4) $79,490
California 19,420 1.25 0.74 (4) $109,210
New York 17,760 1.98 1.16 (4) $114,090
Illinois 11,920 2.04 1.19 (4) $99,770
Ohio 9,250 1.75 1.03 (4) $83,180



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 860 2.83 1.66 (4) $84,730
West Virginia 1,720 2.43 1.42 (4) $67,890
Maine 1,400 2.36 1.38 (4) $77,390
New Jersey 8,720 2.23 1.31 (4) $124,560
Kentucky 4,050 2.20 1.29 (4) $82,440



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 8,720 2.23 1.31 (4) $124,560
Connecticut 3,560 2.14 1.26 (4) $124,330
New York 17,760 1.98 1.16 (4) $114,090
California 19,420 1.25 0.74 (4) $109,210
Alaska 620 1.89 1.11 (4) $109,090




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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 13,780 2.13 1.25 (4) $119,220
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 6,610 1.85 1.09 (4) $107,660
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 5,300 1.81 1.06 (4) $83,120
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,560 1.89 1.11 (4) $103,930
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,480 1.09 0.64 (4) $107,330
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,460 1.80 1.05 (4) $89,120
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,400 1.89 1.11 (4) $83,630
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 3,190 1.81 1.06 (4) $104,860
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,820 2.14 1.26 (4) $97,390
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,720 1.45 0.85 (4) $78,570