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 among Mississippi 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 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,050
25th Percentile Wage
$19,840
50th Percentile Wage
$27,330
75th Percentile Wage
$35,870
90th Percentile Wage
$45,140

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 $45,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,050.

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
$27,330
1.32% 18.29%
2016
$26,970
7.42% -
2015
$24,970
6.29% -
2014
$23,400
2.31% -
2013
$22,860
2.32% -
2012
$22,330
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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 $18,760 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 $35,890). The lowest paying area is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $18,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$38,170
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$35,890
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$32,220
Jackson
$29,400
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$28,270
Pascagoula
$28,010
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$27,970
Hattiesburg
$18,760




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