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)

  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.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 95,39059,91073,710 92,510114,950135,770
Alaska 107,41080,76091,520 109,380124,820138,100
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 118,73098,300110,210 120,080130,110147,040
Fairbanks North Star Borough 131,72094,640117,860 139,580154,760163,870
Southeast Region 83,55062,94072,060 85,14096,360103,610
Balance of State 98,67080,59087,580 97,940113,370125,010

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

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Educational Leadership Mas
Principal Lic
Superintendent Lic

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