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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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 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)
52,360 1.7 % $25.81 $53,690 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.83 $17.99 $23.18 $29.85 $39.71
Annual Wage (2) $30,850 $37,420 $48,210 $62,090 $82,590


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 40,940 4.43 $24.46 $50,880
Elementary and Secondary Schools 4,080 0.05 $33.92 $70,540
Individual and Family Services 1,750 0.07 $28.67 $59,640
Civic and Social Organizations 920 0.24 $27.22 $56,610
Management of Companies and Enterprises 880 0.04 $27.44 $57,080

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Child Day Care Services 40,940 4.43 $24.46 $50,880
Religious Organizations 810 0.40 $31.19 $64,870
Civic and Social Organizations 920 0.24 $27.22 $56,610
Educational Support Services 180 0.09 $27.08 $56,320
Other Residential Care Facilities 140 0.08 $26.38 $54,870

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 70 (7) $39.19 $81,520
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 290 0.01 $34.36 $71,470
Elementary and Secondary Schools 4,080 0.05 $33.92 $70,540
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 30 (7) $33.18 $69,020
Junior Colleges 220 0.03 $32.99 $68,630


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 7,420 0.43 1.20 $27.97 $58,170
Texas 3,580 0.29 0.81 $23.91 $49,730
New York 3,070 0.32 0.90 $36.44 $75,790
Pennsylvania 2,710 0.46 1.29 $25.76 $53,580
Illinois 2,610 0.43 1.22 $27.44 $57,070




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 270 0.88 2.46 $24.66 $51,280
New Hampshire 430 0.65 1.83 $23.57 $49,030
Massachusetts 2,120 0.58 1.64 $27.17 $56,520
Delaware 240 0.53 1.48 $28.37 $59,010
Iowa 810 0.52 1.47 $21.11 $43,910




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 3,070 0.32 0.90 $36.44 $75,790
New Jersey 1,760 0.43 1.21 $35.98 $74,840
Nevada 160 0.11 0.32 $31.14 $64,760
Minnesota 690 0.24 0.67 $30.61 $63,660
Connecticut 800 0.48 1.35 $29.55 $61,470





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 3,610 0.37 1.05 $38.90 $80,910
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,120 0.34 0.95 $25.30 $52,630
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,040 0.44 1.22 $29.01 $60,330
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,750 0.62 1.75 $27.13 $56,420
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,690 0.59 1.64 $27.82 $57,860
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,610 0.65 1.82 $33.69 $70,080
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,600 0.50 1.41 $31.60 $65,730
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,350 0.49 1.38 $21.08 $43,850
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,060 0.35 0.98 $25.26 $52,550
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,010 0.28 0.77 $23.57 $49,030




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)
Lawton, OK 40 0.97 2.72 $15.55 $32,340
Iowa City, IA 80 0.87 2.44 $17.02 $35,390
Waterbury, CT 60 0.83 2.34 $34.21 $71,160
Clarksville, TN-KY 70 0.83 2.32 $18.58 $38,640
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 100 0.81 2.27 $25.59 $53,220
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 80 0.81 2.28 $23.20 $48,250
Ames, IA 40 0.81 2.27 $29.57 $61,500
Wenatchee, WA 40 0.74 2.09 $17.02 $35,400
Killeen-Temple, TX 100 0.73 2.04 $31.14 $64,770
Chico, CA 60 0.71 2.01 $18.56 $38,610