Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,630
25th Percentile Wage
$34,710
50th Percentile Wage
$43,660
75th Percentile Wage
$56,570
90th Percentile Wage
$73,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $73,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool and childcare center education administrators is $28,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201643,6601.86%5.47%
201542,8500.79%-
201442,5101.86%-
201341,7201.08%-
201241,270--

Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of preschool and childcare center education administrators in 15 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 residential intellectual and developmental disability, mental health, and substance abuse facilities industry with an annual salary $66,660. The lowest paying industry is the offices of physicians industry (annual salary $28,640). For detailed preschool and childcare center education administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$66,660
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$58,450
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$58,010
Hospitals - Privately owned
$57,910
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$57,700
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$51,810
Individual and Family Services
$50,110
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$48,030
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$47,540
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$46,360
Social Assistance
$43,610
Child Day Care Services
$43,230
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$42,540
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$31,620
Offices of Physicians
$28,640

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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