Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool 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 preschool teachers, except special education among Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,490
25th Percentile Wage
$22,470
50th Percentile Wage
$27,020
75th Percentile Wage
$31,650
90th Percentile Wage
$40,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool 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 $40,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,490.

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
$27,020
3.70% 9.66%
2016
$26,020
0.19% -
2015
$25,970
4.47% -
2014
$24,810
-0.16% -
2013
$24,850
1.77% -
2012
$24,410
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $18,280 to $32,680. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Pennsylvania is Youngstown-Warren-Boardman with a median annual salary of $32,680. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $32,190). The lowest paying area is Lebanon with a median annual salary of $18,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$32,680
Newark-Union
$32,190
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$30,880
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$30,310
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$30,290
Lancaster
$29,560
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,290
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$27,550
York-Hanover
$27,470
Philadelphia
$27,280
Pittsburgh
$27,190
Erie
$26,490
Reading
$25,610
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$24,940
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,940
Williamsport
$24,050
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$23,740
State College
$22,420
Johnstown
$21,850
Altoona
$21,070
Lebanon
$18,280




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