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Fast Facts for School Administrators in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Madera, Yuba City and Visalia
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, Santa Ana and San Diego
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, San Diego and Santa Ana

Salaries for School Administrators in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Diego, Santa Ana and San Francisco

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Programs
  • M.Ed. in Educational Administration (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Higher Education Leadership
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership in with an Emphasis in K-12 Leadership
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Programs
  • Education Leadership & Administration - Bachelors
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Programs
  • Educational Administration (EDD)
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Educational Technology Leadership
  • Ed.D. - Professional Leadership, Inquiry, and Transformation
  • Concordia pursues online learning with the same passion and commitment to excellence that has marked our 110-year history. Our online degrees provides the same high academic standards as our on-campus.
  • #1 in M.Ed Degrees awarded by a Non-Profit University with over 8,000 M.Ed degrees that have been awarded to Concordia Online Students (Based on 2013-2014 IPEDS data); #3 MBA Program in Oregon (2015).
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  • Concordia offers outstanding student-focused support including technical support and student service teams to assist you from initial contact through graduation. 
  • Concordia University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Programs
  • Administrative Program for Principals (Certification) - Online
  • Advanced Studies in Secondary Education & Teacher Leadership (Master of Education) - Online
  • Administrative Program for Principals (Master of Education) - Online
  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
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  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
Programs
  • International Education - Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Leadership in Higher Education - Master of Education
  • EdD - Learning Analytics in Higher Education
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
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Programs
  • Master of Science in Education - College Administration
  • PhD in Educational Leadership
  • Education Specialist in Educational Leadership
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
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  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
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Programs
  • Master of Education - Higher Education Administration
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration
  • Master of Education - TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology

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Programs
  • B.A. Early Childhood Education
  • B.A. Early Childhood Education with Dual Credential
  • M.A. Early Childhood Education
  • Founded over 60 years ago on the principles of inclusion and social justice.
  • Offers credit for previous life and work experience.
  • Equipped with over 17,000 titles in their library.
  • Has 3 semesters and 6 start dates a year.
  • Located in Pasadena, CA, with instructional sites in Sacramento, Salinas, Santa Cruz, and Visalia as well as online options.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Programs
  • Instructional Design & Technology
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  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
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More California School Administrators Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
San Diego
Doctorate
3,704
Camarillo
Masters
3,599
Hayward
Masters
13,124
Fresno
Doctorate
22,383
Northridge
Doctorate
35,446
San Bernardino
Doctorate
17,066
Orange
Doctorate
6,022
Orange
Masters
6,328
Irvine
Masters
2,392
Santa Barbara
Doctorate
1,595
Fresno
Masters
2,391
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
8,977
Oakland
Doctorate
1,446
Los Angeles
Doctorate
2,366
La Jolla
Masters
26,363
Belmont
Masters
1,491
Malibu
Doctorate & First Professional
7,582
San Diego
Masters
3,480
Moraga
Doctorate
3,801
Santa Clara
Doctorate & First Professional
8,685
Redding
Masters
1,076
Berkeley
Doctorate & First Professional
34,940
Davis
Doctorate & First Professional
29,796
Irvine
Doctorate & First Professional
26,483
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
37,476
La Jolla
Doctorate & First Professional
27,020
Santa Barbara
Doctorate
21,410
La Verne
Doctorate & First Professional
7,370
San Diego
Doctorate
7,504
San Francisco
Doctorate & First Professional
8,714
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
33,408
Stockton
Doctorate
6,235

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for School Administrators

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
School Administrators

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for School Administrators relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 580 $104,140
Chico 100 $91,840
El Centro 100 $110,510
Fresno 790 $113,550
Hanford 90 $113,990
Corcoran 90 $113,990
Salinas 270 $116,270
San Diego 1500 $119,510
Carlsbad 1500 $119,510
Los Angeles 5820 $117,750
Long Beach 5820 $117,750
Anaheim 5820 $117,750
Madera 80 $109,210
Merced 170 $113,500
Modesto 330 $118,880
Napa 130 $117,290
Oxnard 460 $113,480
Thousand Oaks 460 $113,480
Ventura 460 $113,480
Redding 180 $114,920
Riverside 2040 $118,800
San Bernardino 2040 $118,800
Ontario 2040 $118,800
Sacramento 1270 $108,760
Roseville 1270 $108,760
Arden 1270 $108,760
Arcade 1270 $108,760
San Francisco 2520 $117,630
Oakland 2520 $117,630
Hayward 2520 $117,630
Stockton 380 $115,070
Lodi 380 $115,070
San Jose 1210 $120,430
Sunnyvale 1210 $120,430
Santa Clara 1210 $120,430
Vallejo 220 $99,040
Fairfield 220 $99,040
Visalia 300 $117,470
Porterville 300 $117,470
Yuba City 130 $120,020
San Luis Obispo 130 $106,840
Paso Robles 130 $106,840
Arroyo Grande 130 $106,840
Santa Cruz 210 $104,200
Watsonville 210 $104,200
Santa Maria 260 $112,560
Santa Barbara 260 $112,560
Santa Rosa 260 $102,610

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