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Fast Facts for School Administrators in Alabama

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Gadsden, Decatur and Auburn
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Huntsville, Birmingham and Mobile
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Birmingham, Mobile and Montgomery

Salaries for School Administrators in Alabama

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Decatur, Birmingham and Huntsville

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Programs
  • Educational Administration (EDD)
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Educational Technology Leadership
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  • Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design
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  • Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration: Education Leadership
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More Alabama School Administrators Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Normal
Doctorate
5,706
Montgomery
Doctorate
5,608
Auburn University
Doctorate & First Professional
24,137
Montgomery
Masters
5,138
Jacksonville
Masters
9,077
Birmingham
Doctorate & First Professional
4,485
Tuscaloosa
Doctorate & First Professional
25,544
Troy
Masters
28,955
Birmingham
Doctorate & First Professional
16,246
Montevallo
Masters
2,949
Mobile
Doctorate
13,779
Livingston
Masters
4,011

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for School Administrators

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Alabama. 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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Auburn-Opelika 90 $96,810
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville 80 $72,860
Huntsville 330 $77,200
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley 120 $74,230
Birmingham-Hoover 690 $82,560
Decatur 60 $84,480
Dothan 100 $75,280
Florence-Muscle Shoals 110 $82,980
Gadsden 80 $78,850
Mobile 310 $77,720
Montgomery 200 $76,010
Tuscaloosa 140 $78,270

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