Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool teachers, except special education in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool teachers, except special education amongst Connecticut 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,690
25th Percentile Wage
$25,290
50th Percentile Wage
$31,460
75th Percentile Wage
$39,160
90th Percentile Wage
$58,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,690.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.43
25th Percentile Wage
$12.16
50th Percentile Wage
$15.13
75th Percentile Wage
$18.82
90th Percentile Wage
$28.15

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.15. The median hourly salary is $15.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.43.

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
201631,460-0.51%9.66%
201531,6203.54%-
201430,5002.52%-
201329,7304.41%-
201228,420--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Connecticut ranges from $28,760 to $36,480. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Connecticut is Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk with a median annual salary of $36,480. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $35,270). The lowest paying area is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford with a median annual salary of $28,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$36,480
Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$35,270
Waterbury
$34,070
Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$32,850
Danbury
$32,060
New Haven
$29,450
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$28,760


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