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 amongst Florida 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,540
25th Percentile Wage
$20,900
50th Percentile Wage
$24,540
75th Percentile Wage
$30,220
90th Percentile Wage
$42,750

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 $42,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,540.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.91
25th Percentile Wage
$10.05
50th Percentile Wage
$11.80
75th Percentile Wage
$14.53
90th Percentile Wage
$20.55

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $20.55. The median hourly salary is $11.80. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.91.

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
201624,5401.22%2.93%
201524,2402.72%-
201423,5801.40%-
201323,250-2.45%-
201223,820--

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 $19,550 to $30,780. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Florida is Tallahassee with a median annual salary of $30,780. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Sebastian-Vero Beach (mean annual salary $28,540). The lowest paying area is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tallahassee
$30,780
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$28,540
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$27,170
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$26,770
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$26,210
Jacksonville
$25,470
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$25,260
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$25,000
Naples-Marco Island
$24,850
Ocala
$24,750
Port St Lucie
$24,650
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$24,340
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$24,330
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$24,270
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$24,160
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$23,940
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$23,270
Punta Gorda
$22,890
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$22,590
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$22,440
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$20,510
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$20,340
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$20,300
Gainesville
$19,880
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$19,550


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