Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool and childcare center education administrators in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators among Kentucky cities 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,580
25th Percentile Wage
$33,460
50th Percentile Wage
$43,280
75th Percentile Wage
$51,480
90th Percentile Wage
$74,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,580.

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
$43,280
4.88% 11.02%
2016
$41,170
5.49% -
2015
$38,910
3.34% -
2014
$37,610
-9.23% -
2013
$41,080
6.26% -
2012
$38,510
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Kentucky ranges from $28,510 to $42,840. The highest paying area for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Kentucky is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $42,840. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $41,370). The lowest paying area is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$42,840
Lexington-Fayette
$41,370
Evansville
$37,550
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$31,120
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$28,510




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