Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,990
25th Percentile Wage
$35,120
50th Percentile Wage
$42,780
75th Percentile Wage
$52,220
90th Percentile Wage
$73,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,990.

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
$42,780
0.42% 16.32%
2016
$42,600
-6.10% -
2015
$45,200
6.33% -
2014
$42,340
5.31% -
2013
$40,090
10.70% -
2012
$35,800
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Texas ranges from $27,670 to $53,940. The highest paying area for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Texas is Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood with a median annual salary of $53,940. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Lubbock (mean annual salary $51,580). The lowest paying area is Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$53,940
Lubbock
$51,580
Corpus Christi
$47,380
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$45,350
Fort Worth-Arlington
$44,960
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$43,810
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$43,530
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$42,160
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$42,130
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$41,730
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$41,550
Brownsville-Harlingen
$41,040
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$37,910
El Paso
$32,420
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$29,320
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,990
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$27,670




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