Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool 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 preschool teachers, except special education among Washington 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,400
25th Percentile Wage
$23,930
50th Percentile Wage
$28,840
75th Percentile Wage
$35,750
90th Percentile Wage
$41,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool 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 $41,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.29
25th Percentile Wage
$11.50
50th Percentile Wage
$13.86
75th Percentile Wage
$17.19
90th Percentile Wage
$20.14

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $20.14. The median hourly salary is $13.86. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.29.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201628,8403.57%4.23%
201527,8101.40%-
201427,4201.79%-
201326,930-2.56%-
201227,620--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Washington ranges from $22,820 to $32,250. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $32,250. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Bremerton-Silverdale (mean annual salary $31,440). The lowest paying area is Olympia with a median annual salary of $22,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$32,250
Bremerton-Silverdale
$31,440
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$31,290
Bellingham
$30,350
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$30,000
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$29,290
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$28,880
Longview
$28,010
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$27,970
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$27,500
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$26,640
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$25,920
Tacoma
$25,590
Yakima
$25,520
Lewiston
$23,820
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$23,820
Spokane
$23,030
Olympia
$22,820


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