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Highest Paying Industries for Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators

The top 53 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $80,140, educational support services - local government owned is the highest paying industry for preschool and childcare center education administrators. It is followed by elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry (average annual salary $76,870). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of preschool and childcare center education administrators in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 53 Highest Paying Industries for Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$80,140
40
2 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$76,870
4,450
3 Educational Services - Local government owned
$76,160
4,700
4 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$72,140
5,430
5 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$70,120
5,900
6 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$68,970
7,190
7 Educational Services
$65,380
8,560
8 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$62,760
190
9 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$57,330
320
10 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$56,760
120
11 Educational Support Services
$56,430
130
12 Hospitals - Privately owned
$56,110
110
13 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$56,080
170
14 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$55,890
120
15 Other Residential Care Facilities
$55,600
50
16 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$55,410
110
17 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$54,920
2,720
18 Educational Services - Privately owned
$54,520
3,420
19 Other Schools and Instruction
$53,420
410
20 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$53,100
390
21 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$52,680
620
22 State government, including schools and hospitals
$51,230
480
23 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$50,850
370
24 Junior colleges - State government owned
$50,460
110
25 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$50,230
480
26 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$50,200
130
27 Individual and Family Services
$49,540
2,160
28 Educational Services - State government owned
$49,300
440
29 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$47,270
310
30 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$46,540
750
31 Federal, State, and Local Government
$46,540
750
32 Grantmaking and Giving Services
$46,300
240
33 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$46,270
80
34 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$45,800
720
35 Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$45,720
80
36 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$45,280
3,060
37 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$45,280
3,060
38 Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$45,050
80
39 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$45,050
80
40 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$44,850
160
41 Religious Organizations
$44,570
1,010
42 Civic and Social Organizations
$44,510
1,340
43 Social Advocacy Organizations
$43,260
370
44 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$42,720
90
45 Health Care and Social Assistance
$42,510
34,020
46 Social Assistance
$42,470
33,670
47 Child Day Care Services
$41,980
31,210
48 Outpatient Care Centers
$40,490
50
49 Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$38,810
130
50 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$37,360
60
51 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$33,650
100
52 Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$31,620
50
53 Offices of Physicians
$28,640
n/a
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