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 cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,970
25th Percentile Wage
$35,740
50th Percentile Wage
$44,860
75th Percentile Wage
$59,230
90th Percentile Wage
$77,760

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 $77,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.41
25th Percentile Wage
$17.18
50th Percentile Wage
$21.57
75th Percentile Wage
$28.47
90th Percentile Wage
$37.38

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.38. The median hourly salary is $21.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.41.

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
201644,8603.72%8.87%
201543,1907.34%-
201440,020-10.27%-
201344,1307.36%-
201240,880--

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 $38,460 to $49,140. The highest paying area for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Colorado is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $49,140. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $46,920). The lowest paying area is Fort Collins-Loveland with a median annual salary of $38,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Colorado Springs
$49,140
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$46,920
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$46,500
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$45,170
Boulder
$45,030
Greeley
$41,170
Fort Collins-Loveland
$38,460


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