Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Des Moines-West Des Moines 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 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,430
25th Percentile Wage
$27,170
50th Percentile Wage
$32,060
75th Percentile Wage
$40,480
90th Percentile Wage
$74,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $24,430.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,060
-12.54% -29.10%
2016
$36,080
-4.30% -
2015
$37,630
-1.04% -
2014
$38,020
-6.21% -
2013
$40,380
-2.50% -
2012
$41,390
- -

Table 3. Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Des Moines-West Des Moines with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $32,060 in Des Moines-West Des Moines 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 Des Moines-West Des Moines is 29.8 percent (29.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Cedar Rapids and 5.8 percent (5.8%) 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 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa.