Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool and childcare center education administrators in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators among North Carolina metropolitan areas 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 North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,140
25th Percentile Wage
$35,310
50th Percentile Wage
$47,000
75th Percentile Wage
$57,880
90th Percentile Wage
$68,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,140.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.53
25th Percentile Wage
$16.98
50th Percentile Wage
$22.60
75th Percentile Wage
$27.83
90th Percentile Wage
$32.97

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $32.97. The median hourly salary is $22.60. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.53.

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
201647,0004.74%19.53%
201544,7702.39%-
201443,7008.92%-
201339,8004.97%-
201237,820--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of North Carolina ranges from $26,370 to $58,840. The highest paying area for preschool and childcare center education administrators in North Carolina is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $58,840. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $56,270). The lowest paying area is Jacksonville with a median annual salary of $26,370.

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


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