Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool teachers, except special education in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool teachers, except special education amongst Kentucky 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,370
25th Percentile Wage
$22,940
50th Percentile Wage
$32,220
75th Percentile Wage
$46,280
90th Percentile Wage
$57,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of preschool teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,220
-8.75% 7.82%
2016
$35,040
-7.42% -
2015
$37,640
1.81% -
2014
$36,960
3.08% -
2013
$35,820
17.09% -
2012
$29,700
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Kentucky ranges from $23,920 to $48,340. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Kentucky is Owensboro with a median annual salary of $48,340. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Elizabethtown (mean annual salary $43,490). The lowest paying area is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $23,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Owensboro
$48,340
Elizabethtown
$43,490
Bowling Green
$40,210
Lexington-Fayette
$39,680
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$39,320
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$35,070
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$34,170
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$33,250
Evansville
$26,310
Louisville-Jefferson County
$23,920




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