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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,510
25th Percentile Wage
$21,630
50th Percentile Wage
$26,020
75th Percentile Wage
$30,940
90th Percentile Wage
$41,430

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 $41,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,510.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.90
25th Percentile Wage
$10.40
50th Percentile Wage
$12.51
75th Percentile Wage
$14.88
90th Percentile Wage
$19.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $19.92. The median hourly salary is $12.51. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.90.

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
201626,0200.19%6.19%
201525,9704.47%-
201424,810-0.16%-
201324,8501.77%-
201224,410--

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 $18,460 to $38,890. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Pennsylvania is West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,890. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $34,040). The lowest paying area is Lebanon with a median annual salary of $18,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,890
Newark-Union
$34,040
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$30,990
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$30,880
Reading
$28,790
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$28,300
Lancaster
$26,960
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$26,720
York-Hanover
$26,140
Pittsburgh
$25,810
Philadelphia
$25,590
Erie
$25,230
State College
$24,740
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$24,690
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$24,290
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,150
Williamsport
$23,640
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$23,460
Altoona
$20,290
Johnstown
$20,110
Lebanon
$18,460



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