Salary for Education Administrators of Preschool and Childcare Centers/Programs

Also known as:  Childcare Center Administrator, Childcare Center Director, Early Head Start Director, Head Start Director, Prekindergarten Program Coordinator, Preschool Director

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The responsibilities of Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrator are numerous and include monitoring student progress, providing assistance to teachers and teaching assistants as necessary to resolve any problems, directing and coordinating teachers and administration assistants, allocating funds for supplies, and ensuring facility safety and maintenance. Additionally, educational administrators may be expected to prepare attendance and performance reports for the relevant local and state agencies, and occasionally directly interact with and provide care for students. The position requires knowledge and use of office software programs, email, and devices such as digital cameras. Individuals with this career are commonly expected to have current First Aid certification, and state and local clearances for working with children. Bachelor's degrees are almost always required for this position, but regardless of education, due to the complexity of the tasks involved in this occupation, several years of work experience is frequently required.

An Education Administrator can get an average compensation that can range from 32000 to 48000 based on tenure level. Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program can get an average pay level of Forty Six Thousand One Hundred dollars yearly.

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program obtain the highest pay in New York, where they can earn a compensation of about $60150. People with this job title can get the best compensation in Public Administration, where they earn salary pay of $72500.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 12.08 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Education Administrators of Preschool and Childcare Centers/Programs tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $72,500
Public Administration $56,130
Management of Companies and Enterprises $52,960
Other Services (except Public Administration) $50,770
Health Care and Social Assistance $44,510
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Health Care and Social Assistance $44,510
Other Services (except Public Administration) $50,770
Management of Companies and Enterprises $52,960
Public Administration $56,130
Educational Services $72,500
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