Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Modesto, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of preschool teachers, except special education in Modesto, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of preschool teachers, except special education in Modesto is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in Modesto, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,570
25th Percentile Wage
$25,040
50th Percentile Wage
$41,410
75th Percentile Wage
$57,230
90th Percentile Wage
$68,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Modesto, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,570.

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
$41,410
34.99% 42.50%
2016
$26,920
-33.02% -
2015
$35,810
29.94% -
2014
$25,090
-58.23% -
2013
$39,700
40.03% -
2012
$23,810
- -

Table 3. Compare Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary in Modesto with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $41,410 in Modesto is in the middle of salary range for preschool teachers, except special education in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in Modesto is 3.3 percent (3.3%) lower than that in the highest paying San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City and 43.5 percent (43.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Hanford-Corcoran.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$42,830
Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$42,620
El Centro
$42,070
Modesto
$41,410
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$39,490
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$37,740
Napa
$37,270
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$36,910
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$36,680
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$35,600
Merced
$34,980
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$34,030
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$33,620
Visalia-Porterville
$33,570
Stockton
$33,500
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$32,170
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$31,270
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$31,060
Salinas
$30,760
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$30,310
Fresno
$30,130
Bakersfield-Delano
$30,130
Madera-Chowchilla
$29,960
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$29,820
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$29,740
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$29,210
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$29,200
Yuba City
$28,700
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$28,510
Vallejo-Fairfield
$28,060
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$27,860
Redding
$25,850
Chico
$24,000
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$23,680
Hanford-Corcoran
$23,410



See also: Top paying jobs in Modesto, California.