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Occupational Summary for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program (11-9031)
Oregon Statewide

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Description: Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and childcare centers or programs. Excludes "Preschool Teachers" (25-2011).
Employment Projections
Region Employment Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 669 788 12 18 30
Current Job Openings
Job Title Location Order Number Wage Offered
Program Manager Medford 1206097 DOE
Assistant Director Childcare Center Salem 1205221 $13.00/hr DOE
School Age Teacher/Site Director (OJT) Tigard 1205138 $11.00/hr to $15.50/hr
Assistant Center Director Portland 1203187
C.A.R.E. Program Staff Position Newberg 1191943 $9.75/hr DOE
Childhood Enrichment Center Director Roseburg 1190393 $52,350/yr
C.A.R.E. Substitue Pool - # 1154 Milwlaukie 1184763 $11.08/hr
Early Childhood Education Supervisor Albany 1162658 $3,033/mo
OR - Test Center Administrator (Eugene) Eugene 1103858
Assistant Director - Child Care/Early Childhood Education Fairview 1067644
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Median Hourly Avg
Middle Range
Oregon Statewide $20.54 $46,313 $16.14 - 25.77
Industries of Employment
private sector only
Industry 2012
Total All Industries 669
Total All Industries 622
Health Care and Social Assistance 422
Other Services (except Government) 101
Management of Companies and Enterprises 49
Educational Services 49
Occupations with Similar Skills
Occupation Skill Overlap
Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School 69%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 65%
Education Administrators, All Other 60%
Statewide Employment Analysis
Employment in this occupation in 2012 was at about the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be at about the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist for trained workers.

Educational Requirements
The typical entry level education for this occupation is an Associate's degree. Those with a Bachelor's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market. Up to five years of related work experience is commonly considered necessary for this occupation.