Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,720
25th Percentile Wage
$26,290
50th Percentile Wage
$34,230
75th Percentile Wage
$62,070
90th Percentile Wage
$83,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,720.

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
$34,230
-2.19% -1.43%
2016
$34,980
-8.12% -
2015
$37,820
-4.20% -
2014
$39,410
-15.61% -
2013
$45,560
23.79% -
2012
$34,720
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of South Carolina ranges from $26,100 to $67,310. The highest paying area for preschool and childcare center education administrators in South Carolina is Columbia with a median annual salary of $67,310. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville (mean annual salary $60,040). The lowest paying area is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $26,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$67,310
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$60,040
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$51,270
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$45,830
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$44,110
Spartanburg
$40,610
Augusta-Richmond County
$35,630
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$28,370
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$26,100




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