Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,480
25th Percentile Wage
$31,940
50th Percentile Wage
$42,720
75th Percentile Wage
$57,480
90th Percentile Wage
$78,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,480.

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
$42,720
12.01% 25.12%
2016
$37,590
2.15% -
2015
$36,780
0.03% -
2014
$36,770
7.53% -
2013
$34,000
5.91% -
2012
$31,990
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Tennessee ranges from $27,660 to $52,300. The highest paying area for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Tennessee is North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,300. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $50,910). The lowest paying area is Clarksville with a median annual salary of $27,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$52,300
Memphis
$50,910
Chattanooga
$50,830
Knoxville
$38,320
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$36,050
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$32,550
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$28,750
Clarksville
$27,660




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