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
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 454458 0.913 2134
United States 251,300271,100 7.97,300 11,90021,180

Job outlook

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


2018 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 98,75061,49075,680 95,310119,540144,950
Alaska 107,72075,78092,480 110,040126,040145,410
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 111,44082,900104,220 115,530127,000145,020
Fairbanks North Star Borough *** ***
Balance of State 107,64076,96089,680 104,640128,220149,680

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.


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

 Degree
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

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