Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,100
25th Percentile Wage
$21,930
50th Percentile Wage
$26,750
75th Percentile Wage
$33,180
90th Percentile Wage
$41,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education 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 teachers, except special education is $41,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $26,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool teachers, except special education is $19,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of preschool teachers, except special education in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201626,7501.01%7.74%
201526,4802.23%-
201425,8902.78%-
201325,1701.95%-
201224,680--

Compare Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of preschool teachers, except special education 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 teacher, except special education occupations is the residential intellectual and developmental disability facilities industry with an annual salary $52,860. The lowest paying industry is the services for the elderly and persons with disabilities industry (annual salary $26,310). For detailed preschool teacher, except special education salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$52,860
Offices of Physicians
$37,370
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$33,690
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$31,780
Individual and Family Services
$31,060
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$30,080
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$30,040
Hospitals - Privately owned
$30,020
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$29,960
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$29,850
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$29,710
Outpatient Care Centers
$29,670
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$29,550
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$28,550
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$28,250
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$28,040
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$28,020
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$27,490
Other Residential Care Facilities
$27,450
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$26,830
Social Assistance
$26,720
Child Day Care Services
$26,520
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$26,400
Hospitals - Local government owned
$26,400
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$26,310

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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