Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool teachers, except special education in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool teachers, except special education among Arizona 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,820
25th Percentile Wage
$22,790
50th Percentile Wage
$27,910
75th Percentile Wage
$35,950
90th Percentile Wage
$43,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $43,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,820.

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
$27,910
11.18% 17.34%
2016
$24,790
4.96% -
2015
$23,560
4.20% -
2014
$22,570
-1.51% -
2013
$22,910
-0.70% -
2012
$23,070
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Arizona ranges from $23,160 to $35,290. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Arizona is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,290. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Flagstaff (mean annual salary $31,820). The lowest paying area is Yuma with a median annual salary of $23,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$35,290
Flagstaff
$31,820
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$29,330
Tucson
$28,590
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$27,750
Prescott
$26,520
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$23,750
Yuma
$23,160




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