Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program (11-9031)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and childcare centers or programs. Excludes Preschool Teachers (25-2011).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 126130 3.24 610
United States 61,80068,500 10.81,800 3,0005,470

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 25.7414.4117.59 22.5429.9840.98
Alaska 29.4516.0318.84 28.8637.0046.57
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 29.0715.8318.23 28.7836.6145.07

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
17820 11.223.9 15.1
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation40
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation29
UI claimants previously working in occupation17
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 415
Number of job position postings 61
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.8

Alaska Licensing Information


Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Educational Leadership MED
Superintendent GCRT
Superintendent GEN
Teach Cred-Superin GCRT
Teach Cred-Superin LIC

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Education Leadership Principal Certificate M.ED
Education Leadership Superintendent OEC
Educational Leadership M.ED