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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,480
25th Percentile Wage
$42,670
50th Percentile Wage
$55,330
75th Percentile Wage
$72,490
90th Percentile Wage
$85,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $85,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,480.

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
$55,330
3.87% 21.94%
2016
$53,190
-2.03% -
2015
$54,270
20.10% -
2014
$43,360
-0.02% -
2013
$43,370
0.42% -
2012
$43,190
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $55,330, Philadelphia is the highest paying city for preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Pennsylvania, followed by Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $52,760). In comparison, the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Philadelphia is 4.6 percent (4.6%) higher than that in Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.