Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool teachers, except special education in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool teachers, except special education among Maine 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 Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,600
25th Percentile Wage
$27,630
50th Percentile Wage
$31,040
75th Percentile Wage
$38,060
90th Percentile Wage
$47,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,600.

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
$31,040
2.58% 7.25%
2016
$30,240
2.05% -
2015
$29,620
6.31% -
2014
$27,750
0.86% -
2013
$27,510
-4.65% -
2012
$28,790
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Maine ranges from $29,580 to $38,480. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Maine is Lewiston-Auburn with a median annual salary of $38,480. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $38,210). The lowest paying area is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $29,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lewiston-Auburn
$38,480
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$38,210
Bangor
$36,820
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$30,760
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$29,580




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