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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary

Plan, direct, or coordinate research, instructional, student administration and services, and other educational activities at postsecondary institutions, including universities, colleges, and junior and community colleges.


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)
144,880 1.1 % $54.04 $112,400 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $26.59 $33.89 $45.87 $64.94 $93.31
Annual Wage (2) $55,320 $70,490 $95,410 $135,070 $194,090


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)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 115,970 3.75 $55.72 $115,890
Junior Colleges 21,930 3.08 $47.10 $97,970
Technical and Trade Schools 3,120 2.30 $42.89 $89,210
Elementary and Secondary Schools 1,060 0.01 $49.36 $102,670
Educational Support Services 530 0.27 $51.48 $107,070

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 115,970 3.75 $55.72 $115,890
Junior Colleges 21,930 3.08 $47.10 $97,970
Technical and Trade Schools 3,120 2.30 $42.89 $89,210
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 400 0.56 $47.75 $99,320
Educational Support Services 530 0.27 $51.48 $107,070

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (8) (8) $67.48 $140,350
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 50 0.02 $66.07 $137,420
Scientific Research and Development Services 50 0.01 $61.30 $127,500
Civic and Social Organizations 30 0.01 $58.48 $121,650
Management of Companies and Enterprises 310 0.01 $56.65 $117,830


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 11,670 0.67 0.68 $62.21 $129,400
Massachusetts 11,490 3.17 3.22 $52.56 $109,330
Texas 10,380 0.84 0.85 $54.84 $114,070
Illinois 8,120 1.35 1.37 $46.41 $96,540
Pennsylvania 5,330 0.90 0.91 $53.47 $111,220




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)
Massachusetts 11,490 3.17 3.22 $52.56 $109,330
District of Columbia 1,580 2.19 2.22 $55.04 $114,480
Idaho 1,390 1.92 1.94 $44.79 $93,160
Rhode Island 850 1.76 1.79 $58.23 $121,110
Iowa 2,440 1.57 1.59 $50.15 $104,320




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 2,110 0.52 0.52 $74.25 $154,430
New York (8) (8) (8) $67.73 $140,870
Maryland (8) (8) (8) $65.57 $136,380
Delaware 280 0.63 0.63 $64.39 $133,930
California 11,670 0.67 0.68 $62.21 $129,400





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)
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 5,840 1.25 1.27 $48.30 $100,460
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 4,950 0.79 0.80 $62.23 $129,440
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,760 0.96 0.97 $58.93 $122,570
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,000 0.66 0.66 $54.03 $112,370
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,960 0.54 0.54 $53.64 $111,570
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,900 0.90 0.91 $53.83 $111,970
Austin-Round Rock, TX 1,720 1.61 1.63 $62.81 $130,630
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 1,580 0.80 0.81 $55.47 $115,380
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,400 1.02 1.03 $49.98 $103,960
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,360 0.69 0.70 $58.66 $122,000