Becoming an Educational Leader via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. Walden University, one of the highest ranking online schools, is a US school (accredited) offering educational leadership courses to train individuals to become top-notch principals, education administrators, educational leadership specialists, educational coaches, educational leaders, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 28,710 people employed as education administrators alone in America, and their average annual salary is $80,140. Instructional coordinators make on average $61,270 per year and there are about 124,480 of them employed today. Colleges and universities like Walden University that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Educational Leader Salary Information

Category: Education administrators, all other

Total # Employed in the US 28,710
Average Hourly Wage: $38.53/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$19.69 $26.23 $35.54 $47.57 $60.83
Average Yearly Salary $80,140
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$40,950 $54,560 $73,910 $98,940 $126,530
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.7% 5.5% 8.9% 4.9% 22.2% 44.8% 12.9%
Education administrators, all other — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Florida $47.52/hr $98,840
Indiana $47.25/hr $98,280
Oklahoma $45.58/hr $94,800
Delaware $44.58/hr $92,730
Mississippi $44.17/hr $91,870
South Carolina $43.57/hr $90,630
Hawaii $42.51/hr $88,410
Alabama $41.82/hr $86,980
Missouri $40.67/hr $84,580
Colorado $40.64/hr $84,530
Iowa $40.33/hr $83,890
Nevada $39.42/hr $82,000
Washington $39.15/hr $81,430
Kansas $39.09/hr $81,310
Connecticut $38.82/hr $80,750
Kentucky $38.24/hr $79,540
Maine $37.93/hr $78,900
Idaho $37.56/hr $78,120
Massachusetts $37.3/hr $77,590
Arkansas $37.2/hr $77,370
Louisiana $37.01/hr $76,980
North Dakota $36.78/hr $76,490
Guam $36.7/hr $76,330
Oregon $36.06/hr $75,000
Nebraska $35.99/hr $74,850
South Dakota $35.91/hr $74,690
Montana $35.55/hr $73,950
Wyoming $35.26/hr $73,340
Virginia $35.15/hr $73,120
New Mexico $34.28/hr $71,300
Alaska $32.64/hr $67,880
North Carolina $32.41/hr $67,410
Utah $32.1/hr $66,770
Puerto Rico $31.82/hr $66,180
Tennessee $31.55/hr $65,620
Ohio $31.43/hr $65,380
New Hampshire $31.11/hr $64,720
Maryland $30.28/hr $62,980
Wisconsin $30.17/hr $62,750
California $30.06/hr $62,520
Pennsylvania $27.97/hr $58,180
District of Columbia $27.62/hr $57,450
New York $27.44/hr $57,080
Michigan $25.61/hr $53,260
New Jersey $25.46/hr $52,960


Category: Instructional coordinators

Total # Employed in the US 124,480
Average Hourly Wage: $29.46/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$16.12 $21.11 $28.26 $36.76 $44.88
Average Yearly Salary $61,270
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$33,520 $43,900 $58,780 $76,470 $93,340
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.9% 5.3% 10.3% 5.5% 25.4% 44.5% 8.1%
Instructional coordinators — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Delaware $35.99/hr $74,870
Florida $35.55/hr $73,950
Colorado $34.21/hr $71,160
North Dakota $32.27/hr $67,130
Missouri $32.09/hr $66,740
Nebraska $31.73/hr $66,010
Alaska $31.51/hr $65,540
Connecticut $31.23/hr $64,950
Tennessee $30.1/hr $62,610
Alabama $29.84/hr $62,070
Wyoming $29.83/hr $62,040
Oklahoma $29.77/hr $61,910
South Carolina $29.73/hr $61,840
Mississippi $29.54/hr $61,430
Montana $29.25/hr $60,840
North Carolina $28.94/hr $60,200
Louisiana $28.88/hr $60,080
Idaho $28.73/hr $59,760
Virginia $28.47/hr $59,210
Kansas $27.94/hr $58,120
District of Columbia $27.89/hr $58,010
Utah $27.81/hr $57,850
Kentucky $27.8/hr $57,820
Maryland $27.52/hr $57,240
Nevada $27.46/hr $57,120
West Virginia $27.41/hr $57,010
Indiana $27.23/hr $56,630
New Hampshire $26.9/hr $55,960
Washington $26.72/hr $55,580
Oregon $26.61/hr $55,350
Maine $26.6/hr $55,330
New York $26.17/hr $54,430
Wisconsin $26.15/hr $54,390
Pennsylvania $26.1/hr $54,280
California $25.97/hr $54,020
Hawaii $25.51/hr $53,070
New Mexico $25.32/hr $52,660
Ohio $25.22/hr $52,450
Guam $24.86/hr $51,700
Iowa $24.51/hr $50,990
Michigan $23.89/hr $49,680
Arkansas $23.29/hr $48,440
South Dakota $23.27/hr $48,410
Puerto Rico $23.25/hr $48,370
Massachusetts $23.1/hr $48,050
New Jersey $21.16/hr $44,000


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