Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic, administrative, or auxiliary activities of public or private elementary or secondary level 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)
263,120 0.8 % (4) $98,750 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $61,490 $75,680 $95,310 $119,540 $144,950
  (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 257,440 3.01 (4) $98,880
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,450 0.03 (4) $109,570
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 800 0.04 (4) $93,960
Educational Support Services 770 0.42 (4) $93,790
Religious Organizations 420 0.21 (4) $82,600

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 257,440 3.01 (4) $98,880
Educational Support Services 770 0.42 (4) $93,790
Religious Organizations 420 0.21 (4) $82,600
Other Residential Care Facilities 130 0.08 (4) $78,960
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 800 0.04 (4) $93,960

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) 1,450 0.03 (4) $109,570
Grantmaking and Giving Services (8) (8) (4) $107,960
Management of Companies and Enterprises 70 (7) (4) $100,760
Elementary and Secondary Schools 257,440 3.01 (4) $98,880
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 800 0.04 (4) $93,960


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 28,310 2.34 1.29 (4) $85,680
California 22,950 1.35 0.74 (4) $124,500
New York 20,670 2.20 1.21 (4) $127,970
Illinois 12,610 2.10 1.16 (4) $103,880
Ohio 9,820 1.81 1.00 (4) $86,500




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 810 2.67 1.47 (4) $88,470
Mississippi 2,770 2.47 1.36 (4) $77,330
Louisiana 4,640 2.43 1.34 (4) $70,720
Connecticut 3,940 2.37 1.31 (4) $127,390
Texas 28,310 2.34 1.29 (4) $85,680




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 2.20 1.21 (4) $127,970
New Jersey 9,050 2.23 1.23 (4) $127,570
Connecticut 3,940 2.37 1.31 (4) $127,390
California 22,950 1.35 0.74 (4) $124,500
Washington 5,330 1.64 0.90 (4) $117,190





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 21,790 2.29 1.26 (4) $135,180
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 9,320 2.01 1.10 (4) $108,120
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,520 2.11 1.16 (4) $88,750
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,440 1.22 0.67 (4) $127,560
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,100 2.05 1.13 (4) $88,930
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,580 1.78 0.98 (4) $111,760
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 5,320 1.93 1.06 (4) $108,710
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,710 1.65 0.91 (4) $111,310
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,520 1.68 0.93 (4) $101,420
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,620 1.76 0.97 (4) $80,590