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 statistics 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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
$18,030
25th Percentile Wage
$31,020
50th Percentile Wage
$42,320
75th Percentile Wage
$62,160
90th Percentile Wage
$77,900

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 $77,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,030.

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
$42,320
15.86% 10.26%
2016
$35,610
-3.09% -
2015
$36,710
-10.60% -
2014
$40,600
-13.37% -
2013
$46,030
17.49% -
2012
$37,980
- -

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 $42,320 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 23.5 percent (23.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Philadelphia and 31.4 percent (31.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia
$55,330
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,760
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$52,040
Newark-Union
$51,880
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$49,240
York-Hanover
$47,840
Reading
$44,310
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$44,310
State College
$42,860
Lancaster
$42,320
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$42,080
Pittsburgh
$41,040
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$39,200
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$37,680
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$37,650
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$36,790
Erie
$35,310
Johnstown
$29,030



See also: Top paying jobs in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.