Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare elementary and secondary school education administrator salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,440
25th Percentile Wage
$48,850
50th Percentile Wage
$67,330
75th Percentile Wage
$90,920
90th Percentile Wage
$112,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) elementary and secondary school education administrators is $112,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid elementary and secondary school education administrators is $39,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,33013.32%-5.67%
201558,3602.14%-
201457,110-7.04%-
201361,130-16.39%-
201271,150--

Compare Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of elementary and secondary school education administrators in eleven industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for elementary and secondary school education administrator occupations is the services for the elderly and persons with disabilities industry with an annual salary $97,870. The lowest paying industry is the child day care services industry (annual salary $49,860). For detailed elementary and secondary school education administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$97,870
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$91,910
Individual and Family Services
$82,890
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$77,340
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$76,950
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$76,310
Other Residential Care Facilities
$75,420
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$72,300
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$67,340
Social Assistance
$62,140
Child Day Care Services
$49,860

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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