Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Kansas City, Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,280
25th Percentile Wage
$32,540
50th Percentile Wage
$41,710
75th Percentile Wage
$64,730
90th Percentile Wage
$74,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Kansas City, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $28,280.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.60
25th Percentile Wage
$15.64
50th Percentile Wage
$20.05
75th Percentile Wage
$31.12
90th Percentile Wage
$35.93

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Kansas City, Missouri. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.93. The median hourly salary is $20.05. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.60.

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
201641,7105.85%-18.03%
201539,270-13.98%-
201444,760-11.15%-
201349,7501.05%-
201249,230--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $41,710 in Kansas City is in the middle of salary range for preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Missouri. In comparison, the annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Kansas City is 37.5 percent (37.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area and 10.9 percent (10.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Columbia.

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 Kansas City, Missouri.