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 metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,820
25th Percentile Wage
$28,560
50th Percentile Wage
$35,470
75th Percentile Wage
$45,510
90th Percentile Wage
$64,390

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 $64,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,820.

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
$35,470
-6.20% -1.86%
2016
$37,670
3.48% -
2015
$36,360
2.59% -
2014
$35,420
4.40% -
2013
$33,860
-6.70% -
2012
$36,130
- -

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 $30,210 to $45,670. The highest paying area for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Iowa is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $45,670. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Dubuque (mean annual salary $40,150). The lowest paying area is Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,210.

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




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