Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida

The annual and hourly salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater 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 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,600
25th Percentile Wage
$36,830
50th Percentile Wage
$48,900
75th Percentile Wage
$73,120
90th Percentile Wage
$79,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $33,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.16
25th Percentile Wage
$17.71
50th Percentile Wage
$23.51
75th Percentile Wage
$35.15
90th Percentile Wage
$38.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.09. The median hourly salary is $23.51. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.16.

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
201648,90020.76%-79.18%
201538,750-52.05%-
201458,9205.89%-
201355,450-58.02%-
201287,620--

Table 3. Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater with Other Florida Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $48,900 in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is in the middle of salary range for preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Florida. In comparison, the annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is 41.1 percent (41.1%) lower than that in the highest paying West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach and 1.3 percent (1.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$83,030
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$61,550
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$57,260
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$56,700
Jacksonville
$51,450
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$48,900
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$48,260

See also: Top paying jobs in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida.