Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare preschool and childcare center education administrator salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,090
25th Percentile Wage
$44,920
50th Percentile Wage
$65,690
75th Percentile Wage
$93,260
90th Percentile Wage
$120,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) preschool and childcare center education administrators is $120,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool and childcare center education administrators is $33,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,690
2.77% -3.24%
2016
$63,870
0.70% -
2015
$63,420
-3.09% -
2014
$65,380
-1.82% -
2013
$66,570
-1.88% -
2012
$67,820
- -

Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of preschool and childcare center education administrators in 18 industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for preschool and childcare center education administrator occupations is the elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $75,940. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $45,670). For detailed preschool and childcare center education administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$75,940
Educational Services - Local government owned
$74,910
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$69,490
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$67,900
Educational Services
$65,690
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$65,070
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$64,230
Educational Support Services
$63,730
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$63,390
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$62,310
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$61,850
Junior colleges - State government owned
$58,730
Educational Services - State government owned
$58,210
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$57,240
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$55,890
Educational Services - Privately owned
$55,660
Other Schools and Instruction
$46,570
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$45,670

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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