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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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 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)
271,020 0.8 % (4) $100,340 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $63,070 $76,650 $96,400 $121,500 $148,630
  (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 264,530 3.07 (4) $100,370
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,470 0.03 (4) $110,450
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 760 0.03 (4) $96,390
Educational Support Services 610 0.31 (4) $95,350
Management of Companies and Enterprises 430 0.02 (4) $101,080

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 264,530 3.07 (4) $100,370
Educational Support Services 610 0.31 (4) $95,350
Religious Organizations 250 0.12 (4) $97,280
Other Residential Care Facilities 150 0.09 (4) $81,130
Grantmaking and Giving Services 70 0.05 (4) $99,420

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,470 0.03 (4) $110,450
Management of Companies and Enterprises 430 0.02 (4) $101,080
Elementary and Secondary Schools 264,530 3.07 (4) $100,370
Grantmaking and Giving Services 70 0.05 (4) $99,420
Religious Organizations 250 0.12 (4) $97,280


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 29,960 2.41 1.31 (4) $86,270
California 24,540 1.41 0.77 (4) $128,880
New York 20,670 2.17 1.18 (4) $130,600
Illinois 12,480 2.07 1.12 (4) $105,620
Ohio 9,500 1.74 0.95 (4) $88,630




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)
Louisiana 5,270 2.74 1.49 (4) $66,670
Vermont 820 2.68 1.45 (4) $91,670
Mississippi 2,910 2.58 1.40 (4) $78,330
Connecticut 4,190 2.52 1.36 (4) $129,700
West Virginia 1,690 2.41 1.31 (4) $71,370




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 20,670 2.17 1.18 (4) $130,600
New Jersey 9,370 2.29 1.24 (4) $129,990
Connecticut 4,190 2.52 1.36 (4) $129,700
California 24,540 1.41 0.77 (4) $128,880
Washington 5,490 1.65 0.90 (4) $120,300





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 22,290 2.31 1.25 (4) $137,080
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 9,430 2.02 1.09 (4) $110,360
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 8,160 1.31 0.71 (4) $135,290
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 8,020 2.19 1.19 (4) $87,810
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,510 2.13 1.16 (4) $90,980
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 5,890 2.11 1.14 (4) $109,650
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,630 1.77 0.96 (4) $114,210
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,650 1.62 0.88 (4) $115,270
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,630 1.69 0.91 (4) $100,610
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,510 1.66 0.90 (4) $84,250