Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool and childcare center education administrators in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators among Colorado metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,290
25th Percentile Wage
$40,790
50th Percentile Wage
$47,290
75th Percentile Wage
$62,010
90th Percentile Wage
$78,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,290.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,290
5.14% 13.55%
2016
$44,860
3.72% -
2015
$43,190
7.34% -
2014
$40,020
-10.27% -
2013
$44,130
7.36% -
2012
$40,880
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Colorado ranges from $40,350 to $55,260. The highest paying area for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Colorado is Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,260. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $49,110). The lowest paying area is Fort Collins-Loveland with a median annual salary of $40,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$55,260
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$49,110
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$46,920
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$46,500
Boulder
$44,940
Colorado Springs
$44,560
Greeley
$42,290
Fort Collins-Loveland
$40,350




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