Kindergarten Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten teachers, except special education in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten teachers, except special education amongst Missouri cities 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 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,540
25th Percentile Wage
$41,700
50th Percentile Wage
$48,970
75th Percentile Wage
$62,020
90th Percentile Wage
$76,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten teachers, except special education in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,970
-2.02% 10.58%
2016
$49,960
9.79% -
2015
$45,070
5.68% -
2014
$42,510
-2.26% -
2013
$43,470
-0.74% -
2012
$43,790
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education in Missouri Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in state of Missouri ranges from $36,590 to $64,210. The highest paying area for kindergarten teachers, except special education in Missouri is Springfield with a median annual salary of $64,210. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $53,000). The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $36,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$64,210
Kansas City
$53,000
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$50,210
St Louis
$49,710
Joplin
$46,540
St Joseph
$46,110
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$45,960
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$45,810
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$45,520
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$45,310
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$42,940
Jefferson City
$38,670
Columbia
$36,590




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