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

  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.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 49.3324.1531.45 42.5959.2883.79
Alaska 55.4228.3237.66 53.8568.5486.82
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 58.2433.2439.24 54.1473.37*
Balance of State 46.4720.4340.43 52.9957.9361.11

* 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

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
18811 5.977.8 64.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation27
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation24
UI claimants previously working in occupation3
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 151
Number of job position postings 48
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 3.1

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

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

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