Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Puerto Rico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,820
25th Percentile Wage
$18,930
50th Percentile Wage
$21,620
75th Percentile Wage
$24,100
90th Percentile Wage
$28,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $28,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $21,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,820.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.09
25th Percentile Wage
$9.10
50th Percentile Wage
$10.39
75th Percentile Wage
$11.58
90th Percentile Wage
$13.76

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $13.76. The median hourly salary is $10.39. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.09.

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
201621,620-1.80%-1.06%
201522,010-3.77%-
201422,8401.36%-
201322,5303.02%-
201221,850--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $17,800 to $26,840. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Puerto Rico is Yauco with a median annual salary of $26,840. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Ponce (mean annual salary $23,190). The lowest paying area is San German-Cabo Rojo with a median annual salary of $17,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Yauco
$26,840
Ponce
$23,190
Fajardo
$22,400
Mayaguez
$22,390
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$21,710
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$20,550
Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1
$20,470
Guayama
$19,730
San German-Cabo Rojo
$17,800



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