Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool teachers, except special education in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool teachers, except special education amongst Alabama 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 Teachers, Except Special Education in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,910
25th Percentile Wage
$19,150
50th Percentile Wage
$23,300
75th Percentile Wage
$30,110
90th Percentile Wage
$39,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,910.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.13
25th Percentile Wage
$9.21
50th Percentile Wage
$11.20
75th Percentile Wage
$14.48
90th Percentile Wage
$18.84

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.84. The median hourly salary is $11.20. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.13.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of preschool teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201623,300-14.03%-14.64%
201526,5703.27%-
201425,700-1.28%-
201326,030-2.61%-
201226,710--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Alabama ranges from $19,770 to $38,090. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Alabama is Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,090. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Decatur (mean annual salary $32,700). The lowest paying area is Auburn-Opelika with a median annual salary of $19,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$38,090
Decatur
$32,700
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$32,440
Mobile
$29,890
Anniston-Oxford
$24,690
Montgomery
$23,950
Birmingham-Hoover
$23,810
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$22,870
Dothan
$22,540
Huntsville
$22,030
Auburn-Opelika
$19,770


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