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Highest Paying Cities for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

The top 100 highest paying cities for preschool teachers, except special education (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of preschool teachers, except special education in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $63,030, Grand Island, USA is the highest paying city for preschool teachers, except special education. It is followed by Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey (average annual salary $58,220). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of preschool teachers, except special education in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Grand Island, USA
$63,030
30
2 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$58,220
310
3 Laredo, Texas
$50,070
230
4 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$49,040
40
5 Owensboro, Kentucky
$48,340
60
6 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$47,950
50
7 Longview, Texas
$47,900
70
8 Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$46,390
50
9 Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$45,730
90
10 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$45,540
130
11 Kansas nonmetropolitan area, Kansas
$44,090
80
12 East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$43,730
80
13 Elizabethtown, Kentucky
$43,490
50
14 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$43,420
20,910
15 Muskegon-Norton Shores, Michigan
$43,190
80
16 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas
$43,020
340
17 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$42,830
3,810
18 Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$42,620
n/a
19 Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$42,290
170
20 El Centro, California
$42,070
390
21 Bay City, Michigan
$41,980
40
22 Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$41,620
300
23 Modesto, California
$41,410
400
24 Lafayette, Louisiana
$41,360
230
25 Fairbanks, Alaska
$41,300
70
26 Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$41,100
130
27 Beckley, USA
$41,050
90
28 Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$41,000
240
29 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$40,820
4,880
30 Jefferson City, Missouri
$40,790
190
31 San Rafael, USA
$40,670
600
32 Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$40,270
60
33 Bowling Green, Kentucky
$40,210
80
34 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$40,210
230
35 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$39,870
27,720
36 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$39,820
210
37 Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area, USA
$39,720
50
38 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$39,680
440
39 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$39,670
50
40 Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$39,550
100
41 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$39,510
230
42 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$39,490
9,300
43 South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$39,320
330
44 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$38,860
410
45 Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$38,750
230
46 Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$38,740
40
47 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$38,550
560
48 Lewiston-Auburn, Maine
$38,480
50
49 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$38,420
740
50 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$38,360
2,920
51 Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$38,310
170
52 Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$38,210
140
53 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$38,170
200
54 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$38,090
30
55 Johnson City, Tennessee
$37,950
100
56 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$37,740
4,890
57 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$37,720
110
58 Urban Honolulu, USA
$37,700
1,290
59 Enid, USA
$37,630
40
60 Ocean City, New Jersey
$37,600
70
61 Homosassa Springs, USA
$37,390
90
62 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$37,340
1,640
63 Napa, California
$37,270
170
64 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, West Virginia
$37,240
70
65 Jonesboro, Arkansas
$37,120
330
66 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$37,100
37,090
67 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, USA
$37,090
140
68 Bismarck, North Dakota
$37,020
80
69 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$36,910
670
70 Bangor, Maine
$36,820
140
71 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$36,680
5,610
72 Waterbury, Connecticut
$36,510
410
73 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$36,410
210
74 North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$36,300
180
75 Ithaca, New York
$36,230
80
76 Monroe, Louisiana
$36,230
110
77 Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$36,140
40
78 Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$36,000
210
79 Hammond nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$35,980
190
80 Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$35,890
200
81 Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$35,740
150
82 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$35,650
10,450
83 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$35,600
390
84 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$35,480
310
85 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$35,420
50
86 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$35,420
390
87 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$35,310
180
88 North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$35,290
110
89 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$35,260
510
90 Lima, Ohio
$35,160
140
91 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$35,160
9,210
92 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$35,070
360
93 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$34,990
190
94 Merced, California
$34,980
170
95 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$34,890
330
96 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$34,830
7,520
97 Cumberland, West Virginia
$34,770
60
98 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$34,710
80
99 Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$34,580
120
100 Danbury, Connecticut
$34,550
350
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