Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in South Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool teachers, except special education in the state of South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool teachers, except special education among South Dakota 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 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,640
25th Percentile Wage
$25,810
50th Percentile Wage
$28,790
75th Percentile Wage
$32,780
90th Percentile Wage
$38,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $38,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,640.

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
$28,790
-0.31% 1.25%
2016
$28,880
0.59% -
2015
$28,710
0.10% -
2014
$28,680
0.35% -
2013
$28,580
0.52% -
2012
$28,430
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some South Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of South Dakota ranges from $26,920 to $29,590. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in South Dakota is Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,590. The second highest paying city/area in South Dakota State is Sioux Falls (mean annual salary $29,560). The lowest paying area is Rapid City with a median annual salary of $26,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$29,590
Sioux Falls
$29,560
Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$29,210
Sioux City
$28,870
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$28,440
Rapid City
$26,920




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