Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,600
25th Percentile Wage
$39,750
50th Percentile Wage
$50,300
75th Percentile Wage
$62,770
90th Percentile Wage
$77,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.67
25th Percentile Wage
$19.11
50th Percentile Wage
$24.19
75th Percentile Wage
$30.18
90th Percentile Wage
$37.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.36. The median hourly salary is $24.19. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.67.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,300-16.56%2.64%
201558,630-9.43%-
201464,1606.47%-
201360,01018.40%-
201248,970--

Table 3. Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $50,300 in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is in the middle of salary range for preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is 42.9 percent (42.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Salinas and 29.0 percent (29.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Stockton.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salinas
$88,070
Fresno
$65,150
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$58,540
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$56,570
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$51,300
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$51,260
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$50,930
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$50,400
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$50,300
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$50,060
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$48,120
Vallejo-Fairfield
$46,880
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$46,870
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$46,780
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$46,780
Napa
$46,070
Modesto
$44,330
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$44,250
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$43,860
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$42,630
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$42,510
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$41,470
Chico
$41,250
Bakersfield-Delano
$39,570
Stockton
$35,730

See also: Top paying jobs in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California.