Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 11-9033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary
Plan, direct, or coordinate research, instructional, student administration and services, and other educational activities at postsecondary institutions, including universities, colleges, and junior and community colleges.
Education: Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).
OJT: Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.
Tasks: Advise students on issues such as course selection, progress toward graduation, and career decisions. Direct, coordinate, and evaluate the activities of personnel, including support staff, engaged in administering academic institutions, departments or alumni organizations. Recruit, hire, train, and terminate departmental personnel. Participate in student recruitment, selection, and admission, making admissions recommendations when required to do so. Formulate strategic plans for the institution. Plan, administer, and control budgets, maintain financial records, and produce financial reports. Establish operational policies and procedures and make any necessary modifications, based on analysis of operations, demographics, and other research information. Participate in faculty and college committee activities. Represent institutions at community and campus events, in meetings with other institution personnel, and during accreditation processes. Promote the university by participating in community, state, and national events or meetings, and by developing partnerships with industry and secondary education institutions.
License: License not required.
Outlook: Good
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $30.02   Entry $62,439.00
Mean $52.45   Mean $109,102.00
Experience $63.67 Experience $132,438.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

Alabama Projections
Estimated Employment 2016Projected Employment 2026Annual Average OpeningsAnnual Growth Rate
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11-9033.00 Education Administrators, Postsecondary