The salary statistics of preschool and kindergarten teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare preschool and kindergarten teacher salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$19,580|
|25th Percentile Wage||$22,460|
|50th Percentile Wage||$27,170|
|75th Percentile Wage||$33,640|
|90th Percentile Wage||$42,630|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and kindergarten teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $42,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool and kindergarten teachers is $19,580.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of preschool and kindergarten teachers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of preschool and kindergarten teachers in 28 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for preschool and kindergarten teacher occupations is the residential intellectual and developmental disability facilities industry with an annual salary $52,860. The lowest paying industry is the offices of other health practitioners industry (annual salary $25,810). For detailed preschool and kindergarten teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities|| |
|Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals|| |
|Specialty hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Offices of Physicians|| |
|Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)|| |
|Outpatient Care Centers|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Individual and Family Services|| |
|Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities|| |
|Nursing and Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities|| |
|Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services|| |
|Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities|| |
|Vocational Rehabilitation Services|| |
|Other Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Home Health Care Services|| |
|Social Assistance|| |
|Child Day Care Services|| |
|Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists|| |
|Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly|| |
|Offices of Other Health Practitioners|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .