Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool teachers, except special education in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool teachers, except special education among Florida 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,490
25th Percentile Wage
$20,610
50th Percentile Wage
$24,350
75th Percentile Wage
$29,960
90th Percentile Wage
$41,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $41,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,490.

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
$24,350
-0.78% 2.18%
2016
$24,540
1.22% -
2015
$24,240
2.72% -
2014
$23,580
1.40% -
2013
$23,250
-2.45% -
2012
$23,820
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Florida ranges from $19,590 to $27,560. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Florida is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach with a median annual salary of $27,560. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Port St Lucie (mean annual salary $26,180). The lowest paying area is Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach with a median annual salary of $19,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$27,560
Port St Lucie
$26,180
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$25,950
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$25,870
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$25,460
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$24,990
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$24,960
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$24,790
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$24,730
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$24,590
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$24,240
Jacksonville
$23,970
Punta Gorda
$23,370
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$23,350
Ocala
$23,150
Tallahassee
$22,980
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$22,770
Palm Coast
$22,590
Naples-Marco Island
$22,570
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$22,540
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$22,280
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$21,820
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$20,950
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$20,170
Gainesville
$19,620
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$19,590




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