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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
50,650 1.6 % $25.96 $53,990 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.85 $18.08 $23.05 $30.05 $40.25
Annual Wage (2) $30,900 $37,610 $47,940 $62,500 $83,730


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 39,010 4.32 $24.43 $50,820
Elementary and Secondary Schools 4,390 0.05 $34.94 $72,680
Individual and Family Services 1,700 0.07 $29.03 $60,380
Civic and Social Organizations 950 0.25 $25.20 $52,420
Religious Organizations 930 0.47 $31.85 $66,240

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 39,010 4.32 $24.43 $50,820
Religious Organizations 930 0.47 $31.85 $66,240
Civic and Social Organizations 950 0.25 $25.20 $52,420
Social Advocacy Organizations 210 0.10 $28.22 $58,690
Educational Support Services 150 0.08 $31.62 $65,770

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 4,390 0.05 $34.94 $72,680
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 320 0.01 $33.31 $69,280
Junior Colleges 180 0.02 $33.10 $68,850
Other Residential Care Facilities 90 0.05 $32.76 $68,150
Religious Organizations 930 0.47 $31.85 $66,240


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)
California 7,500 0.44 1.26 $27.23 $56,650
New York 4,020 0.43 1.22 $35.85 $74,580
Texas 3,110 0.26 0.73 $23.38 $48,640
Pennsylvania 2,730 0.47 1.33 $23.51 $48,890
Illinois 2,510 0.42 1.20 $27.67 $57,560




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 240 0.80 2.29 $25.03 $52,050
New Hampshire 410 0.63 1.80 $24.36 $50,660
Massachusetts 1,880 0.53 1.51 $28.75 $59,800
Iowa 810 0.53 1.51 $19.36 $40,270
Delaware 230 0.51 1.46 $28.60 $59,480




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 1,750 0.43 1.24 $36.74 $76,410
New York 4,020 0.43 1.22 $35.85 $74,580
Connecticut 720 0.43 1.24 $29.19 $60,700
Massachusetts 1,880 0.53 1.51 $28.75 $59,800
Delaware 230 0.51 1.46 $28.60 $59,480





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,480 0.47 1.35 $38.48 $80,030
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,350 0.38 1.10 $25.96 $53,990
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,920 0.41 1.18 $30.02 $62,440
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,700 0.70 2.01 $29.13 $60,580
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,580 0.55 1.58 $27.36 $56,920
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,450 0.53 1.51 $29.67 $61,720
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,400 0.45 1.28 $32.55 $67,700
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,150 0.43 1.23 $22.56 $46,920
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,040 0.35 1.00 $23.45 $48,780
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 850 0.43 1.22 $26.43 $54,980




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)
Waterbury, CT 60 0.87 2.49 $30.44 $63,320
Iowa City, IA 80 0.85 2.42 $16.08 $33,440
New Bedford, MA 50 0.83 2.36 $23.16 $48,160
Lawton, OK 40 0.83 2.38 $17.21 $35,800
Corvallis, OR 30 0.82 2.33 $22.43 $46,650
Clarksville, TN-KY 70 0.81 2.31 $20.94 $43,560
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 80 0.80 2.27 $23.00 $47,840
Santa Rosa, CA 160 0.76 2.17 $23.02 $47,880
Eugene, OR 120 0.75 2.15 $26.05 $54,190
Fargo, ND-MN 100 0.73 2.08 $25.57 $53,180