Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Columbia, Missouri

The annual and hourly salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Columbia, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Columbia 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 Columbia, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,800
25th Percentile Wage
$33,320
50th Percentile Wage
$37,180
75th Percentile Wage
$41,210
90th Percentile Wage
$45,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Columbia, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $30,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.81
25th Percentile Wage
$16.02
50th Percentile Wage
$17.87
75th Percentile Wage
$19.80
90th Percentile Wage
$21.83

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Columbia, Missouri. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.83. The median hourly salary is $17.87. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.81.

Table 3. Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Columbia with Other Missouri Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $37,180, Columbia is the lowest paying city for preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Missouri, following city of Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $66,690). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Columbia is about 44.2 percent (44.2%) lower than that of the highest paying city Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$66,690
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$44,310
Kansas City
$41,710
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$38,550
Springfield
$38,540
St Louis
$37,810
Columbia
$37,180

See also: Top paying jobs in Columbia, Missouri.