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Occupational Summary for Preschool and Child Care Administrators (11-9031)
Oregon Statewide

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Description: Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and child care centers or programs. Exclude "Preschool Teachers" (25-2011).
Employment Projections
Region Employment Projected Annual Openings
2010 2020 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 685 836 15 21 37
Current Job Openings
Job Title Location Order Number Wage Offered
NAEP-Assessment Administrator Salem 1115853
OR - Test Center Administrator (Eugene) Eugene 1103858
Classroom & Education Coordinator Salem 1102632 $20.00/hr to $23.00/hr DOE
Assistant Director - Child Care/Early Childhood Education Fairview 1067644
Wages
Region ----- 2013 Wages -----
Median Hourly Avg
Annual
Middle Range
Oregon Statewide $20.32 $44,865 $16.38 - 23.38
Industries of Employment
private sector only
Industry 2010
Employment
Health Care and Social Assistance 440
Other Services (except Public Administration) 98
Educational Services 51
Management of Companies and Enterprises 49
Occupations with Similar Skills
Occupation Skill Overlap
Elementary And Secondary School Administrators 71%
Postsecondary School Administrators 65%
Education Administrators, All Other 60%
Statewide Employment Analysis
Employment in this occupation in 2010 was at about the statewide average for all occupations. This occupation is expected to grow at a somewhat faster rate than the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2020. The total number of job openings is projected to be at about the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2020.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist for trained workers.

Educational Requirements
Workers typically need an Associate's degree and one to five years of related work experience to enter this occupation. Those with a Bachelor's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market.