Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,810
25th Percentile Wage
$35,190
50th Percentile Wage
$43,300
75th Percentile Wage
$55,680
90th Percentile Wage
$75,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,810.

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
$43,300
3.09% 5.36%
2016
$41,960
-1.26% -
2015
$42,490
1.84% -
2014
$41,710
-0.58% -
2013
$41,950
2.31% -
2012
$40,980
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $29,030 to $55,330. The highest paying area for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia with a median annual salary of $55,330. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $52,760). The lowest paying area is Johnstown with a median annual salary of $29,030.

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




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