Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary Information in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue 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 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,300
25th Percentile Wage
$36,320
50th Percentile Wage
$45,360
75th Percentile Wage
$58,510
90th Percentile Wage
$65,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.53
25th Percentile Wage
$17.46
50th Percentile Wage
$21.81
75th Percentile Wage
$28.13
90th Percentile Wage
$31.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool and childcare center education administrators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.59. The median hourly salary is $21.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.53.

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
201645,36015.63%-0.88%
201538,2702.46%-
201437,3300.83%-
201337,020-23.61%-
201245,760--

Table 3. Compare Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator Salary in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $45,360 in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is in the middle of salary range for preschool and childcare center education administrators in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of preschool and childcare center education administrators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is 8.3 percent (8.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Seattle-Bellevue-Everett and 21.1 percent (21.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Tacoma.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$49,470
Spokane
$48,790
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$45,360
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$41,270
Tacoma
$35,810

See also: Top paying jobs in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington.