The salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of preschool and childcare center education administrators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The preschool and childcare center education administrators annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) preschool and childcare center education administrators is $82,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,230. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 183% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of preschool and childcare center education administrators in 7 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for preschool and childcare center education administrators occupations is the educational services sector with an annual salary $63,870. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $43,600).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Educational Services|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
From the above tables we note that not only preschool and childcare center education administrators salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $31,140 to $64,840. The highest paying state for preschool and childcare center education administrators is Alaska with a median annual salary of $64,840. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $31,140. For more salary information of preschool and childcare center education administrators profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
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|Rhode Island|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |