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
$29,440
25th Percentile Wage
$35,690
50th Percentile Wage
$45,120
75th Percentile Wage
$58,210
90th Percentile Wage
$76,560

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 $76,560. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool and childcare center education administrators is $29,440.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,120
3.24% 8.53%
2016
$43,660
1.86% -
2015
$42,850
0.79% -
2014
$42,510
1.86% -
2013
$41,720
1.08% -
2012
$41,270
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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 18 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 services for the elderly and persons with disabilities industry with an annual salary $72,000. 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
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$72,000
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$62,250
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$61,780
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$61,690
Hospitals - Privately owned
$61,190
Other Residential Care Facilities
$53,670
Individual and Family Services
$52,790
Outpatient Care Centers
$52,420
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$48,830
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$48,620
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$47,860
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$45,690
Social Assistance
$45,060
Child Day Care Services
$44,760
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$44,530
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$43,360
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$42,450
Offices of Physicians
$28,640

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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