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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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)
56,430 2.7 % $ 25.87 $ 53,800 0.9 %

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

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 15.00 $ 17.88 $ 22.75 $ 28.85 $ 37.67
Annual Wage (2) $ 31,200 $ 37,200 $ 47,310 $ 60,010 $ 78,350


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 45,260 5.62 $ 24.25 $ 50,450
Elementary and Secondary Schools 4,230 0.05 $ 34.23 $ 71,200
Religious Organizations 840 0.47 $ 27.92 $ 58,080
Management of Companies and Enterprises 760 0.03 $ 37.16 $ 77,280
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 680 0.01 $ 32.15 $ 66,860

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 45,260 5.62 $ 24.25 $ 50,450
Religious Organizations 840 0.47 $ 27.92 $ 58,080
Civic and Social Organizations 640 0.25 $ 25.78 $ 53,620
Other Schools and Instruction 410 0.10 $ 22.73 $ 47,290
Educational Support Services 180 0.09 $ 25.72 $ 53,500

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)
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 70 (7) $ 40.80 $ 84,870
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 500 0.02 $ 38.47 $ 80,020
Management of Companies and Enterprises 760 0.03 $ 37.16 $ 77,280
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 150 (7) $ 35.29 $ 73,400
Elementary and Secondary Schools 4,230 0.05 $ 34.23 $ 71,200


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 2021


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 8,230 0.50 1.24 $ 27.98 $ 58,200
Florida 3,830 0.45 1.11 $ 23.04 $ 47,930
New York 3,430 0.40 0.99 $ 33.29 $ 69,250
Texas 3,380 0.28 0.69 $ 26.29 $ 54,690
Pennsylvania 3,030 0.54 1.35 $ 23.44 $ 48,760


Map of location quotient of education and childcare administrators, preschool and daycare by state, May 2021


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 360 1.27 3.18 $ 23.74 $ 49,370
North Dakota 340 0.86 2.16 $ 26.37 $ 54,850
Iowa 1,170 0.79 1.96 $ 21.94 $ 45,620
Delaware 310 0.72 1.80 $ 24.95 $ 51,890
New Hampshire 440 0.69 1.73 $ 26.56 $ 55,240


Map of annual mean wages of education and childcare administrators, preschool and daycare by state, May 2021


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)
New Jersey 1,570 0.41 1.02 $ 33.88 $ 70,470
New York 3,430 0.40 0.99 $ 33.29 $ 69,250
Massachusetts 1,680 0.49 1.23 $ 32.09 $ 66,750
Connecticut 890 0.56 1.41 $ 31.37 $ 65,260
Nebraska 430 0.45 1.12 $ 30.66 $ 63,770



Map of employment of education and childcare administrators, preschool and daycare by area, May 2021


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 3,600 0.41 1.04 $ 35.77 $ 74,390
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,760 0.48 1.20 $ 26.50 $ 55,120
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,870 0.44 1.10 $ 25.38 $ 52,790
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,800 0.68 1.70 $ 25.57 $ 53,180
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,680 0.75 1.88 $ 30.90 $ 64,270
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,470 0.50 1.25 $ 31.21 $ 64,920
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,380 0.53 1.33 $ 32.26 $ 67,110
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,010 0.35 0.87 $ 29.53 $ 61,420
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 840 0.44 1.10 $ 28.35 $ 58,970
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 780 0.37 0.92 $ 21.91 $ 45,560


Map of location quotient of education and childcare administrators, preschool and daycare by area, May 2021


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 140 1.26 3.16 $ 24.17 $ 50,280
Ames, IA 40 0.99 2.48 $ 22.56 $ 46,930
Goldsboro, NC 40 0.97 2.42 $ 18.79 $ 39,090
Iowa City, IA 80 0.93 2.32 $ 22.19 $ 46,160
Johnstown, PA 40 0.90 2.25 $ 18.95 $ 39,410
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 70 0.83 2.07 $ 22.10 $ 45,980
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 290 0.80 2.00 $ 22.81 $ 47,440
Jacksonville, NC 40 0.78 1.94 $ 21.00 $ 43,670
Medford, OR 70 0.76 1.91 $ 25.16 $ 52,320
Yuba City, CA 40 0.76 1.90 $ 24.82 $ 51,630