Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,000
25th Percentile Wage
$39,690
50th Percentile Wage
$53,950
75th Percentile Wage
$75,970
90th Percentile Wage
$101,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $101,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool and childcare center education administrators is $34,000.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,950
7.62% 6.73%
2016
$49,840
3.63% -
2015
$48,030
3.10% -
2014
$46,540
-0.32% -
2013
$46,690
-7.77% -
2012
$50,320
- -

Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of preschool and childcare center education administrators in six industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $81,620. The lowest paying industry is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $52,800). For detailed preschool and childcare center education administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$81,620
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$70,620
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$69,790
State government, including schools and hospitals
$60,560
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$53,950
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$52,800

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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