Kindergarten Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Tacoma, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of kindergarten teachers, except special education in Tacoma, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of kindergarten teachers, except special education in Tacoma is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education in Tacoma, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,350
25th Percentile Wage
$50,030
50th Percentile Wage
$63,310
75th Percentile Wage
$73,390
90th Percentile Wage
$79,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten teachers, except special education in Tacoma, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $43,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,310
0.82% 10.05%
2016
$62,790
3.57% -
2015
$60,550
-1.22% -
2014
$61,290
8.37% -
2013
$56,160
-1.41% -
2012
$56,950
- -

Table 3. Compare Kindergarten Teacher, Except Special Education Salary in Tacoma with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $63,310 in Tacoma is in the middle of salary range for kindergarten teachers, except special education in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in Tacoma is 6.6 percent (6.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro and 19.2 percent (19.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lewiston.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$67,780
Bellingham
$66,640
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$65,860
Bremerton-Silverdale
$65,810
Spokane
$64,620
Tacoma
$63,310
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$62,630
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$61,920
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$61,500
Olympia
$61,200
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$60,840
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$58,340
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$57,280
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$56,180
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$56,080
Longview
$54,150
Yakima
$52,660
Lewiston
$51,160



See also: Top paying jobs in Tacoma, Washington.