Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 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 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,710
25th Percentile Wage
$34,230
50th Percentile Wage
$43,190
75th Percentile Wage
$56,850
90th Percentile Wage
$78,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $28,710.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.80
25th Percentile Wage
$16.46
50th Percentile Wage
$20.76
75th Percentile Wage
$27.33
90th Percentile Wage
$37.57

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.57. The median hourly salary is $20.76. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.80.

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
201643,190-4.03%4.84%
201544,930-6.10%-
201447,6705.16%-
201345,2109.09%-
201241,100--

Table 3. Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $43,190 in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is in the middle of salary range for preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is 17.2 percent (17.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood and 32.9 percent (32.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Central Texas nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$52,140
Fort Worth-Arlington
$48,520
Corpus Christi
$46,470
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$45,160
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$43,190
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$42,770
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$42,470
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$41,290
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$37,830
El Paso
$32,420
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$30,320
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$29,820
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$29,320
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,990

See also: Top paying jobs in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas.