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Highest Paying Cities for Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators

The top 100 highest paying cities for preschool and childcare center education administrators (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of preschool and childcare center education administrators in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $88,070, Salinas, California is the highest paying city for preschool and childcare center education administrators. It is followed by West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida (average annual salary $83,030). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of preschool and childcare center education administrators in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Salinas, California
$88,070
50
2 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$83,030
30
3 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$75,710
100
4 Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$66,690
30
5 Anchorage, Alaska
$66,210
40
6 Fresno, California
$65,150
120
7 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$64,110
2,910
8 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$63,620
4,850
9 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$61,830
930
10 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$61,550
80
11 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$61,120
40
12 Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$60,270
30
13 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$59,580
40
14 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$59,130
40
15 Wilmington, North Carolina
$58,840
40
16 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$58,600
750
17 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$58,540
530
18 Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$57,740
50
19 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$57,640
250
20 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$57,420
30
21 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$57,260
110
22 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$56,700
190
23 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$56,570
630
24 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$56,270
220
25 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$56,120
110
26 Framingham, Massachusetts
$55,260
150
27 Waterbury, Connecticut
$55,220
40
28 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$53,750
110
29 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$53,740
1,560
30 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$53,480
50
31 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$53,220
80
32 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$53,190
510
33 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$53,190
450
34 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$53,080
530
35 Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
$52,890
60
36 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$52,460
40
37 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Texas
$52,140
40
38 South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$52,080
40
39 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$51,980
220
40 Worcester, Massachusetts
$51,970
130
41 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$51,510
40
42 Jacksonville, Florida
$51,450
30
43 Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$51,400
70
44 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$51,300
1,710
45 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$51,260
80
46 West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$51,170
30
47 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$51,070
1,760
48 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$50,930
2,290
49 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$50,910
490
50 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$50,400
900
51 Camden, New Jersey
$50,340
210
52 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$50,300
470
53 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$50,180
110
54 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$50,060
640
55 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$50,000
2,120
56 Springfield, Massachusetts
$50,000
170
57 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$49,470
500
58 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$49,140
50
59 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$49,070
930
60 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$48,900
90
61 Spokane, Washington
$48,790
70
62 Asheville, North Carolina
$48,600
40
63 Peabody, Massachusetts
$48,550
70
64 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$48,520
150
65 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$48,470
30
66 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$48,260
80
67 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$48,200
50
68 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$48,120
1,620
69 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, South Carolina
$48,050
50
70 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$47,710
470
71 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$47,670
80
72 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$47,650
240
73 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$47,510
60
74 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$47,500
60
75 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$47,410
1,300
76 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$47,230
70
77 Utica-Rome, New York
$47,050
70
78 East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$46,920
30
79 Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$46,880
40
80 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$46,880
50
81 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$46,870
70
82 Richmond, Virginia
$46,800
80
83 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$46,780
180
84 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$46,780
110
85 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$46,750
70
86 Honolulu, Hawaii
$46,630
230
87 Memphis, Tennessee
$46,550
210
88 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$46,500
40
89 Corpus Christi, Texas
$46,470
40
90 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$46,460
240
91 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$46,420
80
92 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$46,260
280
93 Napa, California
$46,070
30
94 Toledo, Ohio
$45,940
100
95 Montgomery, Alabama
$45,580
40
96 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$45,560
1,560
97 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$45,360
620
98 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$45,320
70
99 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$45,300
260
100 Nashua, New Hampshire
$45,280
120
See also: Highest paying industries for preschool and childcare center education administrators.