Preschool and Kindergarten Teacher Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of preschool and kindergarten teachers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare preschool and kindergarten teacher salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,320
25th Percentile Wage
$21,000
50th Percentile Wage
$26,960
75th Percentile Wage
$36,300
90th Percentile Wage
$50,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool and kindergarten teachers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $50,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $26,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid preschool and kindergarten teachers is $18,320.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201626,9601.85%2.11%
201526,4600.04%-
201426,4503.18%-
201325,610-3.05%-
201226,390--

Compare Preschool and Kindergarten Teacher Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of preschool and kindergarten teachers in five industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 museums, historical sites, and similar institutions industry with an annual salary $30,110. The lowest paying industry is the fitness and recreational sports centers industry (annual salary $26,280). For detailed preschool and kindergarten teacher salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$30,110
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$30,110
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$26,490
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$26,490
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$26,280

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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