Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Preschool and Childcare Center Principals plan, direct, or coordinate academic or nonacademic activities of preschools or childcare centers and programs, including before- and after-school care.
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- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $31,380 to $38,000 per year or $15 to $18 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$41||$86,040|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$31||$63,520|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$24||$49,160|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$18||$38,000|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$15||$31,380|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like NJ doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at NJ might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Preschool and Childcare Principals are in the states of NJ, NY, DE, CT and MN.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Elementary and Secondary Schools||$73250||$35.21|
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools||$72730||$34.96|
|Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities||$71940||$34.59|
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals||$67830||$32.61|
|Offices of Other Health Practitioners||$65000||$31.25|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises||$64780||$31.15|
|Civic and Social Organizations||$60250||$28.96|
|Individual and Family Services||$60210||$28.95|
|Grantmaking and Giving Services||$57450||$27.62|
|Social Advocacy Organizations||$56530||$27.18|
|Other Amusement and Recreation Industries||$54740||$26.32|
|Other Residential Care Facilities||$53770||$25.85|
|Other Schools and Instruction||$53500||$25.72|
|Educational Support Services||$52900||$25.44|
|Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services||$51570||$24.79|
|Child Day Care Services||$51550||$24.78|
|Vocational Rehabilitation Services||$50690||$24.37|