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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and childcare centers or programs. Excludes "Preschool Teachers" (25-2011).


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)
Wage RSE (3)
48,530 1.6 % $25.07 $52,150 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.05 $17.16 $22.01 $29.45 $39.81
Annual Wage (2) $29,230 $35,690 $45,790 $61,250 $82,790


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)
Child Day Care Services 34,580 4.02 $22.83 $47,490
Elementary and Secondary Schools 5,920 0.07 $34.66 $72,100
Individual and Family Services 1,980 0.12 $27.51 $57,220
Civic and Social Organizations 1,100 0.29 $24.89 $51,770
Religious Organizations 990 0.51 $27.48 $57,160

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Child Day Care Services 34,580 4.02 $22.83 $47,490
Religious Organizations 990 0.51 $27.48 $57,160
Civic and Social Organizations 1,100 0.29 $24.89 $51,770
Social Advocacy Organizations 300 0.15 $25.50 $53,050
Individual and Family Services 1,980 0.12 $27.51 $57,220

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 5,920 0.07 $34.66 $72,100
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 540 0.02 $32.78 $68,180
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 40 0.01 $31.72 $65,980
Junior Colleges 240 0.03 $31.28 $65,060
Educational Support Services 180 0.11 $30.13 $62,670


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)
California 7,120 0.45 1.29 $26.21 $54,520
New York 4,860 0.53 1.55 $32.25 $67,080
Illinois 2,710 0.46 1.33 $28.60 $59,480
Pennsylvania 2,580 0.45 1.30 $22.05 $45,860
Texas 2,350 0.20 0.58 $23.14 $48,130




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 330 1.07 3.11 $22.34 $46,470
New Hampshire 460 0.72 2.07 $21.21 $44,110
Massachusetts 1,980 0.57 1.65 $28.37 $59,020
New York 4,860 0.53 1.55 $32.25 $67,080
Iowa 750 0.49 1.42 $20.89 $43,440




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 4,860 0.53 1.55 $32.25 $67,080
Alaska 70 0.22 0.63 $31.50 $65,510
New Jersey 1,650 0.42 1.20 $31.06 $64,610
Nebraska 80 0.08 0.24 $30.74 $63,930
District of Columbia 300 0.43 1.24 $30.43 $63,290





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 3,510 0.53 1.54 $35.46 $73,750
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,760 0.48 1.40 $31.12 $64,730
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,620 0.38 1.11 $26.79 $55,730
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,190 0.46 1.34 $21.21 $44,110
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 930 0.37 1.08 $25.93 $53,940
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 930 0.51 1.49 $30.62 $63,700
Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division 900 0.83 2.41 $25.22 $52,470
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 820 0.28 0.80 $24.59 $51,140
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 750 0.58 1.68 $33.52 $69,720
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 640 0.60 1.74 $26.82 $55,790




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division 170 1.51 4.37 $38.51 $80,100
Jonesboro, AR 70 1.30 3.77 $23.31 $48,490
New Bedford, MA 60 0.96 2.78 $23.48 $48,830
Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division 130 0.96 2.77 $20.08 $41,760
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 120 0.95 2.75 $21.09 $43,880
Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division 70 0.92 2.67 $23.36 $48,600
Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division 120 0.91 2.64 $21.49 $44,710
Framingham, MA NECTA Division 150 0.86 2.48 $29.19 $60,720
Iowa City, IA 80 0.86 2.49 $20.24 $42,100
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 80 0.85 2.45 $24.26 $50,470