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Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,450
25th Percentile Wage
$41,600
50th Percentile Wage
$46,870
75th Percentile Wage
$62,680
90th Percentile Wage
$71,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$46,870
-27.69% -23.38%
2013
$59,850
3.38% -
2012
$57,830
- -

Table 3. Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $46,870 in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta 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 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta is 50.8 percent (50.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Merced and 26.8 percent (26.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Chico.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Merced
$95,350
Fresno
$66,040
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$61,790
Salinas
$59,860
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$58,540
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$57,220
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$54,320
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$54,150
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$50,930
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$50,700
Vallejo-Fairfield
$50,220
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$48,930
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$48,310
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$48,220
Modesto
$47,310
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$47,280
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$47,250
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$47,090
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$46,870
Napa
$46,070
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$44,670
Bakersfield-Delano
$43,400
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$43,210
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$42,600
Visalia-Porterville
$39,210
Stockton
$38,100
Yuba City
$35,310
Chico
$34,330



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