Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Ames, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Ames, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Ames is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators in Ames, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,910
25th Percentile Wage
$35,460
50th Percentile Wage
$39,760
75th Percentile Wage
$49,610
90th Percentile Wage
$68,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Ames, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$39,760
2.14% -19.69%
2016
$38,910
6.94% -
2014
$36,210
-31.43% -
2012
$47,590
- -

Table 3. Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Ames with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $39,760 in Ames is in the middle of salary range for preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Ames is 12.9 percent (12.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Cedar Rapids and 24.0 percent (24.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cedar Rapids
$45,670
Dubuque
$40,150
Ames
$39,760
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$35,550
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$34,790
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$34,580
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$34,380
Iowa City
$34,350
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$33,700
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$32,060
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$30,210



See also: Top paying jobs in Ames, Iowa.