Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of preschool teachers, except special education in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare preschool teacher, except special education salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,270
25th Percentile Wage
$32,760
50th Percentile Wage
$45,550
75th Percentile Wage
$60,870
90th Percentile Wage
$80,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in the industry sector of educational 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 teachers, except special education is $80,300. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool teachers, except special education is $23,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of preschool teachers, except special education in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,550
2.81% 10.95%
2016
$44,270
4.74% -
2015
$42,170
0.78% -
2014
$41,840
1.70% -
2013
$41,130
1.39% -
2012
$40,560
- -

Compare Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of preschool teachers, except special education in 23 industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for preschool teacher, except special education occupations is the elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $52,010. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $22,980). For detailed preschool teacher, except special education salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$52,010
Educational Services - Local government owned
$51,590
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$51,120
Other schools and instruction - Local government owned
$48,500
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$46,600
Educational Services
$45,550
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$43,340
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$39,370
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$39,060
Junior colleges - State government owned
$38,270
Educational Services - State government owned
$38,180
Educational Support Services
$37,760
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$36,910
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$36,250
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$35,970
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$34,330
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$34,110
Educational Services - Privately owned
$33,990
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$33,000
Other Schools and Instruction
$29,790
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$29,280
Technical and Trade Schools
$23,480
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$22,980

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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