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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  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.

2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 97,44060,76075,010 94,390117,720140,780
Alaska 112,14082,79094,980 114,330130,600148,890
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 122,310101,430113,360 123,720134,040151,700
Fairbanks North Star Borough 136,640103,350122,800 144,660159,760168,830
Southeast Region 103,33069,73082,930 97,660131,130151,910
Balance of State 100,43076,75088,220 99,770116,510129,460

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
56431 5.566.3 46.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation59
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation38
UI claimants previously working in occupation6
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 118
Number of job position postings 6
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 19.7

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

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Educational Leadership MED
Principal GCERT
Principal 7-12 LIC
Principal K-8 LIC
Principal K-8, 7-12 LIC
Superintendent GCRT
Superintendent GEN
Teach Cred-Superin GCRT
Teach Cred-Superin LIC

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