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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2022

11-9031 Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare

Plan, direct, or coordinate academic or nonacademic activities of preschools or childcare centers and programs, including before- and after-school care. Excludes “Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education” (25-2011) and “Childcare Workers” (39-9011).


National estimates for Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare
Industry profile for Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare
Geographic profile for Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare

National estimates for Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
60,010 2.3 % $ 27.70 $ 57,610 1.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 16.92 $ 19.46 $ 23.89 $ 30.40 $ 41.05
Annual Wage (2) $ 35,190 $ 40,470 $ 49,690 $ 63,240 $ 85,390


Industry profile for Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Child Day Care Services 48,930 5.58 $ 26.49 $ 55,100
Elementary and Secondary Schools 4,260 0.05 $ 36.20 $ 75,300
Individual and Family Services 1,530 0.05 $ 29.70 $ 61,770
Civic and Social Organizations 690 0.23 $ 27.50 $ 57,200
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 660 0.01 $ 33.56 $ 69,810

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Child Day Care Services 48,930 5.58 $ 26.49 $ 55,100
Religious Organizations 600 0.32 $ 28.69 $ 59,680
Civic and Social Organizations 690 0.23 $ 27.50 $ 57,200
Educational Support Services 330 0.15 $ 29.65 $ 61,670
Other Schools and Instruction 630 0.13 $ 23.58 $ 49,050

Top paying industries for Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services (8) (8) $ 48.27 $ 100,400
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 70 (7) $ 42.01 $ 87,390
Junior Colleges 310 0.05 $ 40.04 $ 83,290
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 70 0.04 $ 39.57 $ 82,300
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 410 0.01 $ 38.96 $ 81,050


Geographic profile for Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

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



Map of employment of education and childcare administrators, preschool and daycare by state, May 2022


States with the highest employment level in Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 8,300 0.47 1.16 $ 32.30 $ 67,190
Florida 4,570 0.50 1.22 $ 24.68 $ 51,330
New York 3,820 0.42 1.03 $ 34.30 $ 71,340
Texas 3,790 0.29 0.72 $ 25.78 $ 53,620
Pennsylvania 3,520 0.61 1.49 $ 24.90 $ 51,800


Map of location quotient of education and childcare administrators, preschool and daycare by state, May 2022


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vermont 350 1.21 2.98 $ 26.41 $ 54,940
Iowa 1,250 0.82 2.02 $ 22.53 $ 46,850
Delaware 370 0.80 1.98 $ 25.54 $ 53,110
New Hampshire 510 0.77 1.90 $ 27.79 $ 57,800
Arkansas 850 0.69 1.70 $ 21.12 $ 43,920


Map of annual mean wages of education and childcare administrators, preschool and daycare by state, May 2022


Top paying states for Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 280 0.41 1.00 $ 43.81 $ 91,130
New Jersey 1,720 0.42 1.03 $ 42.96 $ 89,350
New York 3,820 0.42 1.03 $ 34.30 $ 71,340
Massachusetts 1,640 0.46 1.13 $ 32.68 $ 67,980
California 8,300 0.47 1.16 $ 32.30 $ 67,190



Map of employment of education and childcare administrators, preschool and daycare by area, May 2022


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

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 4,270 0.46 1.15 $ 38.91 $ 80,920
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,650 0.43 1.07 $ 32.31 $ 67,210
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,200 0.79 1.96 $ 26.55 $ 55,210
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,920 0.44 1.07 $ 26.01 $ 54,090
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,710 0.72 1.76 $ 34.42 $ 71,590
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,550 0.51 1.26 $ 32.88 $ 68,380
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,340 0.50 1.22 $ 33.42 $ 69,520
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,210 0.46 1.13 $ 27.82 $ 57,860
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,040 0.27 0.67 $ 26.60 $ 55,330
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,010 0.33 0.81 $ 27.64 $ 57,500


Map of location quotient of education and childcare administrators, preschool and daycare by area, May 2022


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 180 1.57 3.86 $ 27.37 $ 56,930
Sebring, FL 30 1.25 3.09 $ 24.67 $ 51,310
Iowa City, IA 100 1.11 2.74 $ 21.70 $ 45,130
Ames, IA 50 1.00 2.47 $ 21.89 $ 45,530
Dover-Durham, NH-ME 50 0.99 2.44 $ 25.24 $ 52,490
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 80 0.98 2.41 $ 20.87 $ 43,410
Cedar Rapids, IA 130 0.97 2.39 $ 23.49 $ 48,850
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 90 0.91 2.23 $ 29.14 $ 60,610
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 330 0.89 2.19 $ 23.04 $ 47,930
Johnstown, PA 40 0.84 2.08 $ 21.74 $ 45,220


Map of annual mean wages of education and childcare administrators, preschool and daycare by area, May 2022


Top paying metropolitan areas for Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 30 0.25 0.61 $ 40.44 $ 84,110
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,270 0.46 1.15 $ 38.91 $ 80,920
Trenton, NJ 110 0.46 1.14 $ 37.48 $ 77,970
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 650 0.58 1.43 $ 37.06 $ 77,090
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,710 0.72 1.76 $ 34.42 $ 71,590
Napa, CA 50 0.66 1.62 $ 33.94 $ 70,590
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,340 0.50 1.22 $ 33.42 $ 69,520
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,550 0.51 1.26 $ 32.88 $ 68,380
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 430 0.26 0.65 $ 32.42 $ 67,440
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,650 0.43 1.07 $ 32.31 $ 67,210

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 150 0.60 1.48 $ 22.83 $ 47,480
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area 140 0.66 1.62 $ 25.23 $ 52,470
Kansas nonmetropolitan area 140 0.35 0.87 $ 23.05 $ 47,950
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 120 0.47 1.15 $ 22.59 $ 46,990
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 120 0.44 1.09 $ 20.11 $ 41,830

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area 110 1.66 4.09 $ 19.13 $ 39,780
Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 70 1.08 2.66 $ 25.43 $ 52,900
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 100 0.99 2.43 $ 25.34 $ 52,700
East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area 60 0.96 2.37 $ 20.72 $ 43,100
Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 30 0.93 2.29 $ 24.47 $ 50,890

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare:

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