Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool 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 preschool teachers, except special education amongst Texas cities 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,970
25th Percentile Wage
$21,280
50th Percentile Wage
$27,240
75th Percentile Wage
$48,930
90th Percentile Wage
$62,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool 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 $62,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,970.

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
$27,240
-2.20% -6.64%
2016
$27,840
-11.31% -
2015
$30,990
-2.61% -
2014
$31,800
5.38% -
2013
$30,090
3.46% -
2012
$29,050
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Texas ranges from $18,980 to $50,070. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Texas is Laredo with a median annual salary of $50,070. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Longview (mean annual salary $47,900). The lowest paying area is Lubbock with a median annual salary of $18,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Laredo
$50,070
Longview
$47,900
Brownsville-Harlingen
$43,020
Fort Worth-Arlington
$40,820
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$40,210
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$38,860
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$37,720
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$35,480
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$35,420
Waco
$34,190
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$34,100
Abilene
$32,000
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$30,600
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$30,130
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$29,350
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$28,050
Corpus Christi
$26,550
Victoria
$25,940
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$25,400
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$25,120
Odessa
$25,080
College Station-Bryan
$24,080
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$23,990
Midland
$23,510
El Paso
$23,410
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$22,980
Amarillo
$22,710
Sherman-Denison
$22,460
Wichita Falls
$22,390
Tyler
$19,690
Texarkana-Texarkana
$19,150
Lubbock
$18,980




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