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)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 170172 1.25 813
United States 180,100198,300 10.15,300 8,60015,720

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 54.0426.5933.89 45.8764.9493.31
Alaska 52.1925.4030.97 50.5271.3889.38
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 58.4724.2136.47 60.8682.2295.43
Balance of State 44.9325.5928.35 41.5458.1770.59

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