Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

11-9031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and childcare centers or programs. Excludes "Preschool Teachers" (25-2011).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
46,760 1.6 % $25.37 $52,760 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.89 $16.90 $21.96 $29.87 $41.76
Annual Wage (2) $28,890 $35,150 $45,670 $62,130 $86,870


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Child Day Care Services 31,450 3.78 $22.82 $47,460
Elementary and Secondary Schools 6,610 0.08 $34.99 $72,790
Individual and Family Services 2,080 0.13 $26.72 $55,590
Civic and Social Organizations 1,180 0.30 $25.78 $53,620
Religious Organizations 1,030 0.54 $26.29 $54,690

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Child Day Care Services 31,450 3.78 $22.82 $47,460
Religious Organizations 1,030 0.54 $26.29 $54,690
Civic and Social Organizations 1,180 0.30 $25.78 $53,620
Grantmaking and Giving Services 240 0.18 $26.30 $54,710
Social Advocacy Organizations 300 0.15 $25.15 $52,320

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations (8) (8) $45.82 $95,300
State Government (OES Designation) 40 (7) $42.16 $87,700
Elementary and Secondary Schools 6,610 0.08 $34.99 $72,790
Other Residential Care Facilities 50 0.03 $32.21 $66,990
Junior Colleges 310 0.04 $31.37 $65,260


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 7,230 0.47 1.38 $28.22 $58,700
New York 4,490 0.50 1.47 $31.02 $64,530
Illinois 2,530 0.43 1.27 $27.65 $57,500
Ohio 2,280 0.43 1.27 $19.20 $39,940
Massachusetts 2,080 0.61 1.80 $29.20 $60,740



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vermont 300 0.98 2.90 $21.90 $45,540
New Hampshire 420 0.67 1.97 $21.35 $44,400
Massachusetts 2,080 0.61 1.80 $29.20 $60,740
Iowa 790 0.52 1.52 $20.45 $42,530
Delaware 220 0.51 1.51 $24.84 $51,660



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 300 0.45 1.33 $32.78 $68,180
Rhode Island 150 0.32 0.94 $32.14 $66,850
New York 4,490 0.50 1.47 $31.02 $64,530
New Jersey 1,730 0.44 1.31 $30.89 $64,260
Connecticut 800 0.48 1.42 $30.28 $62,990




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,340 0.52 1.52 $33.69 $70,080
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,610 0.45 1.33 $29.19 $60,710
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,550 0.38 1.11 $28.65 $59,600
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,140 0.46 1.35 $21.78 $45,310
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 970 0.55 1.62 $32.62 $67,860
Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division 930 0.88 2.60 $28.21 $58,670
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 810 0.33 0.98 $28.91 $60,130
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 750 0.74 2.17 $30.91 $64,290
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 700 0.55 1.61 $29.90 $62,180
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 680 0.36 1.06 $25.93 $53,940



Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Jonesboro, AR 70 1.38 4.06 $18.11 $37,660
New Bedford, MA 70 1.16 3.43 $23.54 $48,960
Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division 40 0.99 2.91 $23.23 $48,310
Clarksville, TN-KY 80 0.97 2.87 $13.64 $28,380
Framingham, MA NECTA Division 160 0.95 2.79 $27.75 $57,720
Corvallis, OR 30 0.90 2.64 $20.99 $43,660
Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division 60 0.88 2.60 $24.34 $50,630
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 110 0.88 2.60 $20.78 $43,220
Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division 930 0.88 2.60 $28.21 $58,670
Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division 70 0.86 2.53 $25.19 $52,390