Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool and childcare center education administrators in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators among Iowa areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,150
25th Percentile Wage
$30,860
50th Percentile Wage
$37,670
75th Percentile Wage
$46,650
90th Percentile Wage
$62,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.09
25th Percentile Wage
$14.84
50th Percentile Wage
$18.11
75th Percentile Wage
$22.43
90th Percentile Wage
$29.91

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.91. The median hourly salary is $18.11. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.09.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,6703.48%4.09%
201536,3602.59%-
201435,4204.40%-
201333,860-6.70%-
201236,130--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Iowa ranges from $29,840 to $47,500. The highest paying area for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Iowa is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $47,500. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $40,990). The lowest paying area is Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cedar Rapids
$47,500
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$40,990
Iowa City
$39,150
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$39,060
Ames
$38,910
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$36,080
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$35,960
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$33,900
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$30,010
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$29,840


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