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Educational Leadership in Texas

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Schools Offering Educational Leadership Programs in Texas

Around 0.7% of Texas's graduates graduate from educational leadership degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 3,978 educational leadership professonals graduate from Texas' 57 educational leadership schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas that has a educational leadership program is The University of Texas at Austin. The University of Texas at Austin, which was ranked 11th in the country in 2010, is located in Austin. 120 students graduated with a degree in educational leadership from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010. The tuition rate at The University of Texas at Austin was $9,418 per year.

The second-ranked school in Texas with a educational leadership program is Texas A & M University, which is located in College Station. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. 182 students graduated with degree in educational leadership from Texas A & M University in 2010. Texas A & M University charged in-state students $8,387 in tuition fees per year.

Texas Christian University, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a educational leadership program. It is located in Fort Worth. In 2010, 36 students graduated from Texas Christian University educational leadership program. The tuition rate at Texas Christian University was $30,090 per year.


Tuition at Texas' educational leadership schools ranges from $30,090 per year to $1,200 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,203 per year. In 2010, the educational leadership schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Texas were:

  1. Texas Christian University - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $30,090 per year
  2. Trinity University - located in San Antonio, students are charged $30,015 per year
  3. Baylor University - located in Waco, students are charged $29,884 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Texas educational leadership schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Lone Star College System - located in Spring, students are charged $1,200 per year
  2. McLennan Community College - located in Waco, students are charged $2,102 per year
  3. Texas State Technical College Waco - located in Waco, students are charged $3,636 per year

An educational leadership degree from a Texas school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs educational leadership graduates in Texas pursue include preschool director, dean, and distance learning coordinator. 34,600 educational leadership professonals were working in Texas in 2010. Of these, 22,230 were middle school principals. In addition, 3,250 were preschool directors, and 8,210 were deans. In Texas, the largest numbers of educational leadership professonal work in the following counties:

  1. Collin County - 5,940 educational leadership professonals
  2. Austin County - 5,590 educational leadership professonals
  3. Johnson County - 2,840 educational leadership professonals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 42,940 educational leadership professonals will be working in Texas. This would require the number of educational leadership professonal to grow by 22%.


On average, educational leadership professonals earn a salary of $73,005 per year in Texas state. In 2010, however, some Texas educational leadership professonal earned as little as less than $15,600 per year or as much as more than $161,910 per year. Educational leadership professonals in the following Texas counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Hardin County - $91,805 per year
  2. Brewster County - $85,260 per year
  3. Grayson County - $78,340 per year

The following counties in Texas have the lowest average salaries for educational leadership professonal:

  1. Armstrong County - $52,690 per year
  2. Austin County - $54,280 per year
  3. Blanco County - $54,280 per year

The educational leadership professonals with highest average salaries in Texas were:

  1. Dean - $104,910 per year
  2. Middle School Principal - $76,330 per year
  3. Distance Learning Coordinator - $72,570 per year

On average, the lowest paid educational leadership professonals in Texas were:

  1. Distance Learning Coordinator - $72,570 per year
  2. Preschool Director - $38,210 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in educational leadership in Texas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as educational leadership or special education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Educational Leadership in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Educational Leadership in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership in Texas
  • Certificate in Educational Leadership in Texas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 22,230 $76,330 32.1%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 8,210 $104,910 126.2%
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 3,250 $38,210 -9.5%
Education Administrators, All Other 910 $72,570 -19.5%

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