Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Durham-Chapel Hill 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 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,150
25th Percentile Wage
$51,230
50th Percentile Wage
$56,270
75th Percentile Wage
$61,280
90th Percentile Wage
$72,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $42,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.26
25th Percentile Wage
$24.63
50th Percentile Wage
$27.06
75th Percentile Wage
$29.46
90th Percentile Wage
$34.76

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.76. The median hourly salary is $27.06. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.26.

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
201656,2708.16%29.78%
201551,68013.74%-
201444,5805.14%-
201342,2906.57%-
201239,510--

Table 3. Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Durham-Chapel Hill with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $56,270, Durham-Chapel Hill is the second highest paying city for preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of North Carolina, following the highest paying city Wilmington (median annual salary of $58,840). Compared with Wilmington, the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Durham-Chapel Hill is 4.4 percent (4.4%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wilmington
$58,840
Durham-Chapel Hill
$56,270
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$53,480
Asheville
$48,600
Winston-Salem
$47,670
Greensboro-High Point
$45,250
Raleigh-Cary
$44,520
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$44,460
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$43,700
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$37,790
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$36,490
Greenville
$36,290
Fayetteville
$35,420
Jacksonville
$26,370

See also: Top paying jobs in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina.