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|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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 $41,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $26,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool and kindergarten teachers is $19,140.
The following table and chart 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 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of preschool and kindergarten teachers in 25 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 hospitals - local government owned industry (annual salary $25,860). 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|| |
|Offices of Physicians|| |
|Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities|| |
|Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)|| |
|Individual and Family Services|| |
|Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Outpatient Care Centers|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|Nursing and Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Vocational Rehabilitation Services|| |
|Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers|| |
|Offices of Other Health Practitioners|| |
|Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services|| |
|Other Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly|| |
|Social Assistance|| |
|Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities|| |
|Child Day Care Services|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .