Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Lancaster, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Lancaster 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 Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,060
25th Percentile Wage
$26,560
50th Percentile Wage
$35,610
75th Percentile Wage
$45,890
90th Percentile Wage
$73,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,060.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.19
25th Percentile Wage
$12.77
50th Percentile Wage
$17.12
75th Percentile Wage
$22.06
90th Percentile Wage
$35.26

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.26. The median hourly salary is $17.12. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.19.

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
201635,610-3.09%-6.66%
201536,710-10.60%-
201440,600-13.37%-
201346,03017.49%-
201237,980--

Table 3. Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Lancaster with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $35,610 in Lancaster is in the middle of salary range for preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Lancaster is 33.1 percent (33.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Philadelphia and 14.3 percent (14.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Erie.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia
$53,190
Newark-Union
$53,190
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$45,560
State College
$44,500
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$44,310
Reading
$43,300
Pittsburgh
$42,680
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$42,120
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,290
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$38,540
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$38,300
York-Hanover
$38,020
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$38,010
Lancaster
$35,610
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$34,810
Erie
$30,530

See also: Top paying jobs in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.