Education Administrators, Postsecondary (11-9033)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate research, instructional, student administration and services, and other educational activities at postsecondary institutions, including universities, colleges, and junior and community colleges.

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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 194192 -1.00 66
United States 175,100190,300 8.71,520 5,0906,610

Job outlook

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

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 50.8524.8532.08 43.6360.9486.18
Alaska 55.2733.9040.81 53.4465.2880.68
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 57.4133.7138.47 49.2573.3391.51

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1789 5.176.6 64.9
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation28
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation21
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 174
Number of job position postings 18
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 9.7

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

Education: Master's degree Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Educational Leadership MED

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