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

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 123128 4.11 44
United States 64,00068,200 6.6420 1,8602,290

Job outlook

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


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 25.3713.8916.90 21.9629.8741.76
Alaska 28.4018.0024.15 27.1730.4543.34
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 27.9322.0524.99 27.3629.7237.43

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
19024 12.629.6 18.9
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation42
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation29
UI claimants previously working in occupation26
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 384
Number of job position postings 59
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.5

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 Mas
Principal Lic
Superintendent Lic

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Educational Leadership Mas