Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare elementary and secondary school education administrator salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,190
25th Percentile Wage
$74,870
50th Percentile Wage
$97,680
75th Percentile Wage
$122,550
90th Percentile Wage
$146,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $146,690. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $97,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid elementary and secondary school education administrators is $64,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$97,680
0.87% 12.90%
2016
$96,830
3.86% -
2015
$93,090
3.64% -
2014
$89,700
-1.54% -
2013
$91,080
6.59% -
2012
$85,080
- -

Compare Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of elementary and secondary school education administrators in six industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $103,250. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $92,480). For detailed elementary and secondary school education administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$103,250
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$97,680
State government, including schools and hospitals
$96,880
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$95,890
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$95,870
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$92,480

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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