Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School (11-9032)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic, administrative, or auxiliary activities of public or private elementary or secondary level schools.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 491515 4.92 1517
United States 240,000254,000 5.81,400 6,9808,380

Job outlook

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


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 92,94059,07072,380 90,410111,820131,310
Alaska 109,09084,39096,690 111,230123,220137,310
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 115,57095,430107,220 117,030126,840143,240
Fairbanks North Star Borough 130,680103,250118,440 137,680151,740160,170
Southeast Region 91,11062,69080,170 94,000107,790119,220
Balance of State 103,29083,60091,740 105,130117,310124,750

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
58734 5.866.3 48.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation51
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation36
UI claimants previously working in occupation11
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 109
Number of job position postings 10
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 10.9

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

Education: Master's degree Work experience: More 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