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Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,270
25th Percentile Wage
$41,090
50th Percentile Wage
$51,070
75th Percentile Wage
$70,080
90th Percentile Wage
$110,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $110,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,270.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.48
25th Percentile Wage
$19.76
50th Percentile Wage
$24.55
75th Percentile Wage
$33.69
90th Percentile Wage
$52.97

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $52.97. The median hourly salary is $24.55. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.48.

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
201651,0702.57%6.05%
201549,7602.09%-
201448,720-4.15%-
201350,7405.44%-
201247,980--

Table 3. Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $51,070 in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) is in the middle of salary range for preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Illinois. In comparison, the annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) is 15.3 percent (15.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area and 44.6 percent (44.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$60,270
Bloomington-Normal
$52,890
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$51,070
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$50,000
Rockford
$44,740
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$42,830
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$36,040
Champaign-Urbana
$35,700
Peoria
$34,940
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$28,300

See also: Top paying jobs in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois.