Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,480
25th Percentile Wage
$20,780
50th Percentile Wage
$26,970
75th Percentile Wage
$35,460
90th Percentile Wage
$44,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $44,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.40
25th Percentile Wage
$9.99
50th Percentile Wage
$12.97
75th Percentile Wage
$17.05
90th Percentile Wage
$21.62

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.62. The median hourly salary is $12.97. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.40.

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
201626,9707.42%17.20%
201524,9706.29%-
201423,4002.31%-
201322,8602.32%-
201222,330--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Mississippi ranges from $20,680 to $38,170. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $38,170. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $31,710). The lowest paying area is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $20,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$38,170
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$31,710
Jackson
$28,460
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$28,440
Pascagoula
$28,010
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$25,700
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$25,530
Hattiesburg
$20,680


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