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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

11-9032 Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic, administrative, or auxiliary activities of kindergarten, elementary, or secondary schools.


National estimates for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary
Industry profile for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary
Geographic profile for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary

National estimates for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Mean wage
RSE (3)
274,710 0.8 % (4) $ 102,650 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $ 61,480 $ 77,450 $ 98,420 $ 125,520 $ 153,520
  (4)

Industry profile for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 268,710 3.32 (4) $ 102,760
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,450 0.03 (4) $ 117,720
Educational Support Services 810 0.42 (4) $ 102,610
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 620 0.03 (4) $ 103,940
Child Day Care Services 570 0.07 (4) $ 52,480

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 268,710 3.32 (4) $ 102,760
Educational Support Services 810 0.42 (4) $ 102,610
Religious Organizations 430 0.24 (4) $ 91,540
Other Residential Care Facilities 120 0.08 (4) $ 73,580
Child Day Care Services 570 0.07 (4) $ 52,480

Top paying industries for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 480 0.02 (4) $ 118,300
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,450 0.03 (4) $ 117,720
Employment Services 170 (7) (4) $ 113,820
Grantmaking and Giving Services (8) (8) (4) $ 105,410
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 620 0.03 (4) $ 103,940


Geographic profile for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of education administrators, kindergarten through secondary by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 30,830 2.52 1.29 (4) $ 88,720
California 23,260 1.41 0.72 (4) $ 128,280
New York 18,880 2.18 1.12 (4) $ 139,160
Florida 13,770 1.60 0.82 (4) $ 88,910
Illinois 12,150 2.16 1.11 (4) $ 100,870


Map of location quotient of education administrators, kindergarten through secondary by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 1,720 3.14 1.61 (4) $ 103,620
Vermont 840 2.96 1.52 (4) $ 92,360
New Jersey 10,990 2.85 1.46 (4) $ 133,020
Mississippi 3,000 2.72 1.39 (4) $ 78,380
Connecticut 4,250 2.70 1.39 (4) $ 133,250


Map of annual mean wages of education administrators, kindergarten through secondary by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 18,880 2.18 1.12 (4) $ 139,160
Connecticut 4,250 2.70 1.39 (4) $ 133,250
New Jersey 10,990 2.85 1.46 (4) $ 133,020
Washington 5,430 1.69 0.87 (4) $ 131,930
California 23,260 1.41 0.72 (4) $ 128,280



Map of employment of education administrators, kindergarten through secondary by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 21,570 2.49 1.27 (4) $ 144,880
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 9,080 2.14 1.10 (4) $ 105,660
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 8,380 2.33 1.20 (4) $ 91,460
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,200 1.26 0.65 (4) $ 126,150
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,930 2.39 1.23 (4) $ 94,310
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 6,330 2.45 1.26 (4) $ 115,890
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,970 2.04 1.04 (4) $ 120,250
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,960 1.87 0.96 (4) $ 115,930
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,160 1.61 0.82 (4) $ 101,120
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 3,430 1.40 0.72 (4) $ 97,820


Map of location quotient of education administrators, kindergarten through secondary by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 620 4.37 2.24 (4) $ 78,210
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 1,130 4.33 2.22 (4) $ 85,330
Victoria, TX 150 4.03 2.07 (4) $ 71,200
Hinesville, GA 70 3.93 2.01 (4) $ 93,900
Alexandria, LA 230 3.87 1.99 (8) (8)
Dover, DE 250 3.87 1.98 (4) $ 115,720
Killeen-Temple, TX 520 3.75 1.92 (4) $ 85,960
Texarkana, TX-AR 210 3.66 1.88 (4) $ 76,940
Laredo, TX 350 3.57 1.83 (4) $ 83,310
Leominster-Gardner, MA 170 3.56 1.82 (4) $ 103,210