As an educational administrator you will be directing, planning and coordinating the academic, administrative and day to day activities of a private or public elementary and secondary level school.
According to the May 2013 occupational employment and wages report released by the bureau of labor statistics, education administrators elementary and secondary make on average just above $90k/year. The top ten percent educational administrators earn above $128k/year. The top payers for educational administrators are junior colleges and social advocacy organizations paying over $100k/year.
As an educational administrator you may find your self working at the elementary or secondary level at a public or private school. Religious, psychiatric, substance abuse and other residential care facilities also have a need for education administrators.
You should hold at least a masters degree and have worked previously as a teacher to be considered for a position as an educational administrator.
|2012 Median Pay||Teacher Assistant||$24k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Kindergarten / Elementary Teacher||$56k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Middles School Teacher||$56k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||High School Teacher||$58k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Post Secondary Teacher||$68k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Special Education Teacher||$55k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Guidance Counselors||$56k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Principals||$56k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Education Administrators||$90k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Post Secondary Administrator||$86k/year|
|Bachelors of Education||Education Graduate Programs||PhD Education|