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Preschool and Kindergarten Teacher Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of preschool and kindergarten teachers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare preschool and kindergarten teacher salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,530
25th Percentile Wage
$25,240
50th Percentile Wage
$31,430
75th Percentile Wage
$40,570
90th Percentile Wage
$51,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and kindergarten teachers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) preschool and kindergarten teachers is $51,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool and kindergarten teachers is $19,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of preschool and kindergarten teachers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201631,430-1.69%-3.47%
201531,9600.41%-
201431,830-7.82%-
201334,3205.24%-
201232,520--

Compare Preschool and Kindergarten Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of preschool and kindergarten teachers in two industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. For detailed preschool and kindergarten teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$37,250
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$31,430

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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