Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Rhode Island

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,970
25th Percentile Wage
$25,700
50th Percentile Wage
$30,820
75th Percentile Wage
$39,330
90th Percentile Wage
$49,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.56
25th Percentile Wage
$12.35
50th Percentile Wage
$14.82
75th Percentile Wage
$18.91
90th Percentile Wage
$23.70

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.70. The median hourly salary is $14.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.56.

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
201630,820-6.75%8.11%
201532,9008.88%-
201429,9802.07%-
201329,3603.54%-
201228,320--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Rhode Island cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Rhode Island ranges from $29,840 to $30,090. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Rhode Island is Norwich-New London with a median annual salary of $30,090. The lowest paying area is Providence-Fall River-Warwick with a median annual salary of $29,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Norwich-New London
$30,090
Providence-Fall River-Warwick
$29,840



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