Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool and childcare center education administrators in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators among Massachusetts 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,870
25th Percentile Wage
$40,070
50th Percentile Wage
$52,850
75th Percentile Wage
$74,560
90th Percentile Wage
$93,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.77
25th Percentile Wage
$19.27
50th Percentile Wage
$25.41
75th Percentile Wage
$35.85
90th Percentile Wage
$45.05

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.05. The median hourly salary is $25.41. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.77.

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
201652,850-9.33%3.60%
201557,78010.19%-
201451,890-1.50%-
201352,6703.27%-
201250,950--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Massachusetts ranges from $40,750 to $61,830. The highest paying area for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $61,830. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton (mean annual salary $59,130). The lowest paying area is Pittsfield with a median annual salary of $40,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$61,830
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$59,130
Framingham
$55,260
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$53,740
Worcester
$51,970
Springfield
$50,000
Peabody
$48,550
New Bedford
$44,290
Pittsfield
$40,750


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