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Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine

The annual and hourly salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford 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 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,810
25th Percentile Wage
$34,210
50th Percentile Wage
$38,120
75th Percentile Wage
$84,340
90th Percentile Wage
$101,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,810.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.29
25th Percentile Wage
$16.45
50th Percentile Wage
$18.32
75th Percentile Wage
$40.54
90th Percentile Wage
$48.69

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.69. The median hourly salary is $18.32. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.29.

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
201638,1205.90%-10.62%
201535,870-0.33%-
201435,990-13.64%-
201340,900-3.11%-
201242,170--

Table 3. Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with Other Maine Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $38,120, Portland-South Portland-Biddeford is the second highest paying city for preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Maine, following the highest paying city Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $40,070). Compared with Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford is 4.9 percent (4.9%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$40,070
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$38,120

See also: Top paying jobs in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine.