Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,280
25th Percentile Wage
$22,080
50th Percentile Wage
$27,910
75th Percentile Wage
$35,050
90th Percentile Wage
$43,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $43,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,280.

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
-0.47% 0.57%
2016
$28,040
-0.53% -
2015
$28,190
-2.59% -
2014
$28,920
6.02% -
2013
$27,180
-2.10% -
2012
$27,750
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Georgia ranges from $19,600 to $32,860. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Georgia is East Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $32,860. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Gainesville (mean annual salary $32,680). The lowest paying area is Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$32,860
Gainesville
$32,680
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$32,160
Dalton
$30,700
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$28,490
Albany
$27,440
Valdosta
$27,020
Warner Robins
$26,210
Athens-Clarke County
$25,590
Rome
$24,600
Columbus
$24,330
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$24,020
Macon
$23,850
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$23,080
Brunswick
$22,830
Savannah
$22,580
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$19,600




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