Education Administrators in California
Is California a good place for you to work as an Education Administrator?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Education Administrators in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Education Administrators in California is growing faster than average.
Education Administrators in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Education Administrators Work in California?
There were approximately 7,590 workers employed as Education Administrators in this state in 2018.
There were 5,740 Education Administrators employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 1,850 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 390 Education Administrators working in it, which means California has more Education Administrators than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Education Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 14.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.7%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 440 annual Education Administrators job openings in California, and 5,500 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 3,400 annual jobs and 42,500 total jobs in 2026.
What do Education Administrators Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Education Administrators ranged from $46,740 to $151,940 with $84,450 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.47 to $73.05. The median hourly rate was $40.6.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $41.94 an hour.
The hourly rate declined by $1.34.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Education Administrators
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Education Administrators.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||2,400||$90,840|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||1,660||$72,310|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||650||$76,310|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||400||$93,590|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||140||$74,510|
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA||100||$67,230|
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA||90||$70,540|
|Santa Rosa, CA||50||$76,560|
Top States for Education Administrators Employment
The table below shows the states where most Education Administrators work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||940||$108,550|
Below are the states where Education Administrators get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$108,550|
Related Careers in CA
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||CA Employment Total|
|Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||22,950|
|Postsecondary Education Administrators||12,390|
|Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program||7,500|
What Major Will Prepare You For an Education Administrator Career?
- General Educational Leadership & Administration
- Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
- Urban Education & Leadership
- Other Educational Administration & Supervision
- Educational, Instructional, & Curriculum Supervision
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Shai-WMIL under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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