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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,860
25th Percentile Wage
$21,640
50th Percentile Wage
$28,040
75th Percentile Wage
$35,710
90th Percentile Wage
$45,170

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 $45,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,860.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.58
25th Percentile Wage
$10.40
50th Percentile Wage
$13.48
75th Percentile Wage
$17.17
90th Percentile Wage
$21.72

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.72. The median hourly salary is $13.48. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.58.

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
201628,040-0.53%1.03%
201528,190-2.59%-
201428,9206.02%-
201327,180-2.10%-
201227,750--

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 $20,430 to $39,460. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Georgia is Brunswick with a median annual salary of $39,460. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is East Georgia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $33,910). The lowest paying area is North Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $20,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brunswick
$39,460
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$33,910
Athens-Clarke County
$33,340
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$31,700
Warner Robins
$31,530
Gainesville
$31,140
Dalton
$30,700
Albany
$29,510
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$28,220
Rome
$24,780
Columbus
$24,700
Savannah
$24,690
Valdosta
$24,600
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$24,190
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$21,870
Macon
$21,740
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$20,430



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