Kindergarten Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,640
25th Percentile Wage
$47,750
50th Percentile Wage
$59,940
75th Percentile Wage
$70,690
90th Percentile Wage
$76,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten teachers, except special education in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,640.

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 Washington 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
201659,9408.21%10.13%
201555,0201.71%-
201454,080-0.46%-
201354,3300.85%-
201253,870--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in state of Washington ranges from $50,890 to $65,560. The highest paying area for kindergarten teachers, except special education in Washington is Bellingham with a median annual salary of $65,560. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Mount Vernon-Anacortes (mean annual salary $65,010). The lowest paying area is Yakima with a median annual salary of $50,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bellingham
$65,560
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$65,010
Spokane
$63,680
Tacoma
$62,790
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$62,220
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$62,040
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$61,120
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$60,640
Olympia
$59,840
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$59,480
Bremerton-Silverdale
$58,320
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$57,680
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$56,310
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$55,210
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$53,540
Longview
$53,100
Yakima
$50,890


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