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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,350
25th Percentile Wage
$34,180
50th Percentile Wage
$43,610
75th Percentile Wage
$57,430
90th Percentile Wage
$68,690

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 $68,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,610
-7.77% 13.28%
2016
$47,000
4.74% -
2015
$44,770
2.39% -
2014
$43,700
8.92% -
2013
$39,800
4.97% -
2012
$37,820
- -

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 $26,500 to $56,910. The highest paying area for preschool and childcare center education administrators in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $56,910. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $54,010). The lowest paying area is Rocky Mount with a median annual salary of $26,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$56,910
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$54,010
Asheville
$49,640
Winston-Salem
$47,150
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$44,460
Raleigh-Cary
$42,420
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$38,330
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$35,390
Fayetteville
$34,200
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$34,140
Greenville
$34,080
Greensboro-High Point
$34,020
Wilmington
$33,970
Jacksonville
$33,780
Rocky Mount
$26,500




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