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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,030
25th Percentile Wage
$33,410
50th Percentile Wage
$42,600
75th Percentile Wage
$58,860
90th Percentile Wage
$77,770

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 $77,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,030.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.48
25th Percentile Wage
$16.05
50th Percentile Wage
$20.48
75th Percentile Wage
$28.30
90th Percentile Wage
$37.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.39. The median hourly salary is $20.48. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.48.

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
201642,600-6.10%15.96%
201545,2006.33%-
201442,3405.31%-
201340,09010.70%-
201235,800--

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 $28,990 to $52,140. The highest paying area for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Texas is Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood with a median annual salary of $52,140. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $48,520). The lowest paying area is Central Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,990.

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


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