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Highest Paying Industries for Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators

The top 37 highest paying industries for elementary and secondary school education administrators (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $95,090, hospitals - privately owned is the highest paying industry for elementary and secondary school education administrators. It is followed by hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals) industry (average annual salary $93,080). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of elementary and secondary school education administrators in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 37 Highest Paying Industries for Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Hospitals - Privately owned
$95,090
40
2 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$93,080
50
3 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$92,830
810
4 Technical and trade schools - Local government owned
$92,180
50
5 Technical and Trade Schools
$92,180
50
6 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$91,160
195,420
7 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$91,160
194,040
8 Educational Services - Local government owned
$91,150
194,610
9 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$91,120
198,090
10 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$89,710
226,590
11 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$89,700
1,880
12 Federal, State, and Local Government
$89,700
1,880
13 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$89,680
40
14 Educational Services
$89,640
228,190
15 Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$87,400
1,560
16 Educational Services - State government owned
$87,390
1,590
17 Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$87,300
470
18 State government, including schools and hospitals
$86,830
2,670
19 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$86,580
110
20 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$84,780
1,070
21 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$82,260
80
22 Educational Support Services
$80,200
1,130
23 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$80,050
240
24 Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$80,030
60
25 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$77,860
30,990
26 Educational Services - Privately owned
$77,640
31,990
27 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$76,180
180
28 Individual and Family Services
$76,170
100
29 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$74,910
200
30 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$72,790
660
31 Other Residential Care Facilities
$71,900
100
32 Health Care and Social Assistance
$57,110
830
33 Other Schools and Instruction
$53,180
160
34 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$49,950
150
35 Social Assistance
$47,700
580
36 Child Day Care Services
$45,300
420
37 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$44,810
60
See also: Highest paying cities for elementary and secondary school education administrators.