Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Missouri

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,510
25th Percentile Wage
$35,030
50th Percentile Wage
$44,120
75th Percentile Wage
$64,530
90th Percentile Wage
$78,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,510.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.15
25th Percentile Wage
$16.84
50th Percentile Wage
$21.21
75th Percentile Wage
$31.02
90th Percentile Wage
$37.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.78. The median hourly salary is $21.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.15.

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
201644,1206.66%15.39%
201541,18010.66%-
201436,7901.20%-
201336,350-2.70%-
201237,330--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Missouri ranges from $37,180 to $66,690. The highest paying area for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Missouri is Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $66,690. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers (mean annual salary $44,310). The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $37,180.

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


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