Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Indianapolis-Carmel 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 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,440
25th Percentile Wage
$29,800
50th Percentile Wage
$37,460
75th Percentile Wage
$47,770
90th Percentile Wage
$67,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $26,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.71
25th Percentile Wage
$14.33
50th Percentile Wage
$18.01
75th Percentile Wage
$22.97
90th Percentile Wage
$32.26

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $32.26. The median hourly salary is $18.01. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.71.

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
201637,4604.43%-1.71%
201535,800-8.30%-
201438,7704.10%-
201337,180-2.47%-
201238,100--

Table 3. Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Indianapolis-Carmel with Other Indiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $37,460 in Indianapolis-Carmel is in the middle of salary range for preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Indiana. In comparison, the annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Indianapolis-Carmel is 20.1 percent (20.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area and 12.6 percent (12.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Gary.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$46,880
Fort Wayne
$40,170
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$39,600
Indianapolis-Carmel
$37,460
Gary
$32,750

See also: Top paying jobs in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana.