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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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: Top

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)
262,480 0.8 % (4) $ 103,010 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $ 65,150 $ 78,560 $ 98,490 $ 124,380 $ 152,500
  (4)

Industry profile for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary: Top

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 256,600 3.11 (4) $ 103,010
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,310 0.02 (4) $ 109,560
Educational Support Services 760 0.41 (4) $ 99,530
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 620 0.03 (4) $ 103,500
Child Day Care Services 520 0.07 (4) $ 77,100

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 256,600 3.11 (4) $ 103,010
Educational Support Services 760 0.41 (4) $ 99,530
Religious Organizations 360 0.19 (4) $ 113,600
Other Residential Care Facilities 150 0.09 (4) $ 85,170
Child Day Care Services 520 0.07 (4) $ 77,100

Top paying industries for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Religious Organizations 360 0.19 (4) $ 113,600
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,310 0.02 (4) $ 109,560
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 620 0.03 (4) $ 103,500
Elementary and Secondary Schools 256,600 3.11 (4) $ 103,010
Management of Companies and Enterprises 440 0.02 (4) $ 101,710


Geographic profile for Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary: Top

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.





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 29,290 2.42 1.28 (4) $ 87,480
California 23,560 1.43 0.76 (4) $ 132,400
New York 19,710 2.27 1.20 (4) $ 141,020
Illinois 12,300 2.19 1.16 (4) $ 106,560
Ohio 9,580 1.86 0.99 (4) $ 91,980




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)
Vermont 800 2.84 1.51 (4) $ 96,210
Louisiana 5,090 2.83 1.50 (4) $ 69,590
Connecticut 4,070 2.64 1.40 (4) $ 131,830
Mississippi 2,800 2.60 1.38 (4) $ 77,530
Massachusetts 8,260 2.46 1.31 (4) $ 108,420




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 19,710 2.27 1.20 (4) $ 141,020
California 23,560 1.43 0.76 (4) $ 132,400
Connecticut 4,070 2.64 1.40 (4) $ 131,830
New Jersey 9,060 2.40 1.27 (4) $ 130,540
Washington 5,460 1.71 0.91 (4) $ 125,600





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 21,130 2.39 1.27 (4) $ 146,070
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 9,500 2.18 1.15 (4) $ 111,410
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,770 2.16 1.15 (4) $ 88,140
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,300 1.25 0.66 (4) $ 140,190
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,400 2.15 1.14 (4) $ 92,980
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 5,900 2.27 1.20 (4) $ 110,820
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,690 1.88 1.00 (4) $ 119,520
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,780 1.77 0.94 (4) $ 115,600
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,160 1.58 0.84 (4) $ 99,490
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 3,080 1.23 0.65 (4) $ 96,060




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)
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 1,310 5.05 2.68 (4) $ 88,010
Leominster-Gardner, MA 200 4.10 2.17 (4) $ 105,700
Alexandria, LA 220 3.88 2.06 (4) $ 57,560
Victoria, TX 140 3.83 2.03 (4) $ 70,030
Texarkana, TX-AR 210 3.83 2.03 (4) $ 76,030
Killeen-Temple, TX 500 3.70 1.96 (4) $ 79,190
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 490 3.62 1.92 (4) $ 82,150
Waco, TX 400 3.46 1.83 (4) $ 78,450
Springfield, OH 150 3.42 1.81 (4) $ 92,770
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 370 3.33 1.76 (4) $ 118,180