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7.5% Jobs Projection
$96,710 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Education Administrators in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Education Administrators in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Education Administrators in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Education Administrators Work in Colorado?

There were approximately 540 workers employed as Education Administrators in this state in 2018.

There were 470 Education Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Education Administrators in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 390 Education Administrators working in it, which means Colorado has more Education Administrators than average.

Education Administrators in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Education Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 7.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.7%.

Job Projections for Education Administrators: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 40 annual Education Administrators job openings in Colorado, and 570 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 Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Education Administrators ranged from $62,020 to $152,880 with $96,710 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $29.82 to $73.5. The median hourly rate was $46.5.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $45.76 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.74.

The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Education Administrators Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado 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
Colorado Springs, CO 330 $96,570
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 120 $104,340

Top States for Education Administrators Employment

The table below shows the states where most Education Administrators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,590 $84,450
Maryland 2,810 $102,900
New York 2,050 $0
Texas 1,980 $83,370
Illinois 1,720 $74,470
Florida 1,330 $80,610
Tennessee 1,320 $66,570
Virginia 1,280 $105,280
North Carolina 1,250 $76,800
Minnesota 1,130 $73,980
District of Columbia 940 $108,550
Pennsylvania 940 $73,500
Ohio 930 $85,640
Washington 900 $78,610
Arizona 850 $77,930
Michigan 830 $67,500
Alabama 620 $98,110
Kentucky 620 $77,020
New Jersey 550 $96,310
Colorado 540 $96,710

Below are the states where Education Administrators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $108,550
Virginia $105,280
Maryland $102,900
Rhode Island $101,870
Alabama $98,110
Colorado $96,710
New Jersey $96,310
Connecticut $95,270
Kansas $93,660
Massachusetts $93,500

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation CO Employment Total
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 4,850
Postsecondary Education Administrators 2,040
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 910

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