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 among Alabama areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,780
25th Percentile Wage
$18,870
50th Percentile Wage
$22,830
75th Percentile Wage
$29,370
90th Percentile Wage
$41,840

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 $41,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $22,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of preschool teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$22,830
-2.06% -17.00%
2016
$23,300
-14.03% -
2015
$26,570
3.27% -
2014
$25,700
-1.28% -
2013
$26,030
-2.61% -
2012
$26,710
- -

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 $17,890 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 Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $17,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$38,090
Decatur
$32,700
Birmingham-Hoover
$28,050
Tuscaloosa
$26,640
Anniston-Oxford
$24,690
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$24,620
Mobile
$23,710
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$23,450
Dothan
$23,040
Montgomery
$22,050
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$21,950
Auburn-Opelika
$19,770
Huntsville
$19,010
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$17,890




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