Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
242,970 0.6 % (4) $95,390 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Annual Wage (2) $59,910 $73,710 $92,510 $114,950 $135,770
  (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 237,650 2.82 (4) $95,540
Local Government (OES Designation) 1,150 0.02 (4) $102,360
State Government (OES Designation) 930 0.04 (4) $94,050
Educational Support Services 860 0.50 (4) $89,070
Religious Organizations 410 0.21 (4) $81,790

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 237,650 2.82 (4) $95,540
Educational Support Services 860 0.50 (4) $89,070
Religious Organizations 410 0.21 (4) $81,790
Other Residential Care Facilities 110 0.07 (4) $76,700
State Government (OES Designation) 930 0.04 (4) $94,050

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 1,150 0.02 (4) $102,360
Management of Companies and Enterprises 140 0.01 (4) $99,460
Technical and Trade Schools 40 0.03 (4) $98,790
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 280 0.01 (4) $96,710
Elementary and Secondary Schools 237,650 2.82 (4) $95,540


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 24,970 2.13 1.23 (4) $82,430
California 20,120 1.26 0.73 (4) $114,270
New York 19,260 2.12 1.22 (4) $120,810
Illinois 12,100 2.05 1.18 (4) $102,450
Ohio 9,740 1.82 1.05 (4) $83,780




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 890 2.93 1.70 (4) $84,380
West Virginia 1,720 2.47 1.43 (4) $68,780
Maine 1,410 2.37 1.37 (4) $79,560
Connecticut 3,890 2.33 1.35 (4) $127,110
New Hampshire 1,500 2.32 1.34 (4) $84,230




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Connecticut 3,890 2.33 1.35 (4) $127,110
New Jersey 8,630 2.18 1.26 (4) $125,760
New York 19,260 2.12 1.22 (4) $120,810
California 20,120 1.26 0.73 (4) $114,270
Delaware 870 1.98 1.14 (4) $108,800





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 14,690 2.23 1.29 (4) $126,470
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 6,810 1.87 1.08 (4) $109,390
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 5,310 1.81 1.04 (4) $86,170
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,570 1.79 1.03 (4) $95,310
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,470 1.84 1.06 (4) $87,190
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,430 1.05 0.61 (4) $112,370
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,370 1.75 1.01 (4) $107,980
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 3,060 1.69 0.98 (4) $108,030
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,880 2.15 1.24 (4) $101,120
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,870 1.48 0.86 (4) $77,380