Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
250,280 0.7 % (4) $97,440 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $60,760 $75,010 $94,390 $117,720 $140,780
  (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 244,690 2.89 (4) $97,640
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,350 0.02 (4) $104,290
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 810 0.04 (4) $94,230
Educational Support Services 700 0.39 (4) $91,730
Child Day Care Services 430 0.05 (4) $57,970

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 244,690 2.89 (4) $97,640
Educational Support Services 700 0.39 (4) $91,730
Religious Organizations 400 0.21 (4) $79,630
Other Residential Care Facilities 140 0.08 (4) $78,050
Child Day Care Services 430 0.05 (4) $57,970

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 100 (7) (4) $104,750
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,350 0.02 (4) $104,290
Elementary and Secondary Schools 244,690 2.89 (4) $97,640
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 270 0.01 (4) $97,020
Technical and Trade Schools 30 0.02 (4) $96,290


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 26,190 2.20 1.25 (4) $84,830
California 21,320 1.28 0.73 (4) $118,810
New York 19,850 2.16 1.23 (4) $124,210
Illinois 12,120 2.04 1.16 (4) $104,280
Ohio 9,490 1.77 1.01 (4) $84,950




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 840 2.75 1.57 (4) $88,480
West Virginia 1,650 2.40 1.37 (4) $69,930
Maine 1,440 2.40 1.37 (4) $80,390
Connecticut 3,960 2.39 1.36 (4) $128,690
New Hampshire 1,530 2.36 1.35 (4) $85,600




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Connecticut 3,960 2.39 1.36 (4) $128,690
New Jersey 8,690 2.17 1.23 (4) $128,570
New York 19,850 2.16 1.23 (4) $124,210
California 21,320 1.28 0.73 (4) $118,810
Washington 5,050 1.59 0.90 (4) $112,150



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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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 15,020 2.24 1.28 (4) $131,050
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 6,880 1.88 1.07 (4) $109,630
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 5,550 1.89 1.08 (4) $89,000
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,920 1.88 1.07 (4) $99,490
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,910 1.11 0.63 (4) $117,970
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,550 1.83 1.04 (4) $90,910
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,350 1.73 0.98 (4) $109,030
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,660 1.85 1.05 (4) $77,930
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 2,990 1.62 0.92 (4) $114,310
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 2,830 2.17 1.24 (4) $148,150


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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)
Racine, WI 290 3.88 2.21 (4) $87,060
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 980 3.86 2.20 (4) $85,400
Dover, DE 240 3.85 2.19 (4) $106,470
Sumter, SC 130 3.57 2.03 (4) $80,950
Monroe, MI 140 3.55 2.02 (4) $94,250
Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division 150 3.50 1.99 (4) $110,900
Waterbury, CT 230 3.37 1.92 (4) $123,960
Yuba City, CA 130 3.11 1.77 (4) $128,870
Springfield, OH 150 3.05 1.74 (4) $78,710
Laredo, TX 290 2.99 1.70 (4) $89,250