Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Knoxville, Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,040
25th Percentile Wage
$34,220
50th Percentile Wage
$37,890
75th Percentile Wage
$43,950
90th Percentile Wage
$49,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Knoxville, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,040.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.40
25th Percentile Wage
$16.45
50th Percentile Wage
$18.22
75th Percentile Wage
$21.13
90th Percentile Wage
$23.71

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Knoxville, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.71. The median hourly salary is $18.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.40.

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
201637,890-0.29%23.96%
201538,0002.00%-
201437,2403.44%-
201335,96019.88%-
201228,810--

Table 3. Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Knoxville with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $37,890 in Knoxville is in the middle of salary range for preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Knoxville is 18.6 percent (18.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Memphis and 27.0 percent (27.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Clarksville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$46,550
Chattanooga
$41,670
Knoxville
$37,890
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$32,550
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$28,750
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$28,170
Clarksville
$27,660

See also: Top paying jobs in Knoxville, Tennessee.