Salary Guide: Education Administrators

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Education Administrators coordinate academic and administrative activities at private and public elementary and secondary schools across the country. Nationwide there are nearly 225,0000 Education Administrators who earn an average salary of $89,990.

Most Education Administrators earn their master’s or doctoral degrees after many years of teaching experience. Popular degree fields include educational administration and educational leadership. Licensing requirements vary by state but most Education Administrators are licensed teachers and licensed school administrators.

Popular degree fields include educational administration and educational leadership.

Learn more about Education Administrator programs in your area or online.

Salaries by State (mean annual wage)

Alabama: $76,950
Alaska: $100,940
Arizona: $76,540
Arkansas: $74,600
California: $105,250
Colorado: $80,920
Connecticut: $112,030
Delaware: $102,310
District of Columbia: $84,380
Florida: $88,670
Georgia: $85,690
Hawaii: $89,480
Idaho: $76,570
Illinois: $101,970
Indiana: $80,460
Iowa: $84,120
Kansas: $77,400
Kentucky: $80,190
Louisiana: $71,770
Maine: $72,620
Maryland: $102,620
Massachusetts: $94,330
Michigan: $87,180
Minnesota: $93,110
Mississippi: $69,920
Missouri: $81,520
Montana: $67,140
Nebraska: $82,540
Nevada: $86,790
New Hampshire: $74,470
New Jersey: $115,960
New Mexico: $79,890
New York: $118,490
North Carolina: $68,590
North Dakota: $71,500
Ohio: $85,330
Oklahoma: $65,910
Oregon: $88,600
Pennsylvania: $93,190
Rhode Island: $93,520
South Carolina: $81,630
South Dakota: $68,120
Tennessee: $70,730
Texas: $76,330
Utah: $83,830
Vermont: $83,680
Virginia: $88,250
Washington: $97,690
West Virginia: $63,180
Wisconsin: $88,970
Wyoming: $87,640

Salaries for Top 20 Metro Areas (mean annual wage)

1. New York City: $128,990
2. Los Angeles: $108,600
3. Chicago: $115,730
4. Dallas – Forth Worth: $80,960
5. Philadelphia: $103,450
6. Houston: $78,720
7. Washington DC: $100,120
8. Miami: $102,740
9. Atlanta: $85,340
10. Boston: $94,880
11. San Francisco: $106,900
12. Detroit: $91,530
13. Riverside: $103,820
14. Phoenix: $78,520
15. Seattle: $100,040
16. Minneapolis: $99,540
17. San Diego: $117,100
18. St. Louis: $89,430
19. Tampa: $87,650
20. Baltimore: $96,850

  • All statistics calculated by the US Department of Labor, May 2010.
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