Assistant Principals


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Assistant Principals

Assistant Principals - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Day care centers
  • Preschools

Outlook

This occupation is expected to grow about as fast as average. The number of students enrolled in school is expected to increase. However, budget cuts have forced school districts to close or consolidate schools.

Job prospects depend on location. The population is growing in the South and West and there are more job opportunities. Jobs opportunities for education administrators in the Northeast is dropping.

Preschool and child care centers administrators will experience growth as the number of preschoolers is increasing. People also value early childhood education more.

Many job openings for education administrators will occur as people retire or leave the job for other reasons.

Education Administrators (CIS 100305)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
14,872
Large
&
2.4%
2.4%
>>>>
1,204
High
  Champaign Area
313
Large
&
-6.1%
-0.9%
>>>>
21
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
306
Large
&
-6.5%
1.2%
>>>>
20
Very few
  Cook County
5,740
Large
&
4.3%
0.6%
>>>>
480
High
  Decatur Area
144
Medium
&
4.9%
5.5%
>>>>
11
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
1,049
Large
&
2.2%
2.5%
>>>>
86
Moderate
  Du Page County
1,170
Large
&
7.6%
3.3%
>>>>
103
Few
  Edwardsville Area
311
Large
&
0.0%
5.5%
>>>>
25
Few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
152
Medium
&
-11.2%
-2.1%
>>>>
8
Very few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
267
Large
&
5.2%
5.8%
>>>>
22
Few
  Lake County
968
Large
&
-0.1%
1.9%
>>>>
76
Few
  McHenry County
362
Large
&
5.2%
2.9%
>>>>
30
Few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
230
Large
&
-2.2%
1.0%
>>>>
17
Very few
  Northwest Illinois Area
366
Large
&
-2.5%
2.6%
>>>>
27
Few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
708
Large
&
-12.4%
-1.9%
>>>>
43
Few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
249
Large
&
-5.2%
-1.1%
>>>>
19
Few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
242
Medium
&
-10.7%
-1.8%
>>>>
16
Very few
  Rockford Area
417
Large
&
1.4%
0.9%
>>>>
34
Few
  Shawnee National Forest Area
171
Large
&
-9.4%
-2.3%
>>>>
11
Very few
  Springfield Area
399
Large
&
-6.8%
0.0%
>>>>
27
Few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
446
Large
&
-3.8%
-1.7%
>>>>
33
Few
  Vermilion County
81
Medium
&
-21.0%
-3.0%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Will County
761
Large
&
4.2%
4.1%
>>>>
64
Moderate
United States
331,000
Large
&
8.5%
7.7%
>>>>
27,400
Moderate
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.