The purpose of this study was to analyze and compare the perceptions of elementary, middle, and high school administrators (principals and vice-principals) on career education. This study utilized the data of the ‘Survey for School Administrators’ among ‘2019 Survey on the Present Status of Elementary and Secondary Career Education’ conducted by the Ministry of Education and Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education & Training. The samples of this study were 400 elementary, middle, and high schools respectively, a total of 1,200 principals or vice principals. For data analysis, descriptive statistics analysis and cross-tabulation analysis were used. The major findings were as follows: First, elementary, middle, and high school administrators were generally highly aware of the importance and necessity of career education in school education, the necessity of cultivating students challenging (entrepreneur) spirit and entrepreneurial experience education, and the help of career education policies. Second, there were generally differences between elementary, middle and high school administrators in importance and necessity of career education, the necessity of cultivating studentschallenging (entrepreneur) spirit and entrepreneurial experience education, and the help of career education policies. Finally, in order to vitalize career education in elementary, middle, and high schools, it is necessary to firstly support ‘budget and environmental support related to career education’, ‘securing professional manpower and enhancing competency’, and ‘improving curriculum and classes for expanding career education’.