Kindergarten Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,020
25th Percentile Wage
$43,760
50th Percentile Wage
$53,310
75th Percentile Wage
$61,790
90th Percentile Wage
$73,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten teachers, except special education in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,020.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for kindergarten teachers, except special education in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,3104.50%9.79%
201550,9104.14%-
201448,8000.49%-
201348,5600.97%-
201248,090--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in state of Texas ranges from $38,700 to $62,270. The highest paying area for kindergarten teachers, except special education in Texas is Corpus Christi with a median annual salary of $62,270. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $57,020). The lowest paying area is Lubbock with a median annual salary of $38,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Corpus Christi
$62,270
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$57,020
Fort Worth-Arlington
$56,140
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$55,500
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$55,160
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$55,120
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$52,860
El Paso
$50,830
Waco
$48,790
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,600
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$48,590
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,770
Laredo
$47,680
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$47,060
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$46,890
Amarillo
$46,630
Sherman-Denison
$46,380
Texarkana-Texarkana
$46,150
Tyler
$45,800
College Station-Bryan
$45,090
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$44,630
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$44,370
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$43,060
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$42,800
Longview
$40,800
Wichita Falls
$40,770
Abilene
$39,350
Lubbock
$38,700


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