Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool teachers, except special education in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool teachers, except special education amongst Indiana areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,200
25th Percentile Wage
$19,780
50th Percentile Wage
$23,370
75th Percentile Wage
$30,120
90th Percentile Wage
$39,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,200.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.27
25th Percentile Wage
$9.51
50th Percentile Wage
$11.24
75th Percentile Wage
$14.48
90th Percentile Wage
$19.03

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $19.03. The median hourly salary is $11.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.27.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of preschool teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201623,370-4.96%-1.03%
201524,5302.04%-
201424,030-0.42%-
201324,1302.15%-
201223,610--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Indiana ranges from $18,300 to $31,470. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Indiana is Fort Wayne with a median annual salary of $31,470. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Michigan City-La Porte (mean annual salary $30,960). The lowest paying area is Kokomo with a median annual salary of $18,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Wayne
$31,470
Michigan City-La Porte
$30,960
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$29,640
Indianapolis-Carmel
$23,970
Terre Haute
$23,620
Lafayette
$22,860
Bloomington
$22,140
Elkhart-Goshen
$22,020
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$21,450
Muncie
$20,200
Anderson
$20,110
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$19,360
Gary
$18,790
Kokomo
$18,300


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