Kindergarten Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,590
25th Percentile Wage
$42,780
50th Percentile Wage
$53,900
75th Percentile Wage
$67,050
90th Percentile Wage
$82,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten teachers, except special education in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,590.

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
$53,900
2.73% 3.77%
2016
$52,430
2.63% -
2015
$51,050
-4.17% -
2014
$53,180
-0.94% -
2013
$53,680
3.37% -
2012
$51,870
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $43,440 to $61,040. The highest paying area for kindergarten teachers, except special education in Pennsylvania is Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,040. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton (mean annual salary $60,990). The lowest paying area is Philadelphia with a median annual salary of $43,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$61,040
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$60,990
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$60,410
Newark-Union
$60,000
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$59,130
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$58,380
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$58,190
Pittsburgh
$58,020
Lebanon
$57,640
Reading
$55,710
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$55,010
Lancaster
$54,020
Williamsport
$52,740
Johnstown
$51,530
York-Hanover
$50,710
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$50,550
Erie
$47,690
Altoona
$47,650
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$46,540
State College
$44,460
Philadelphia
$43,440




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