Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in West Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,460
25th Percentile Wage
$21,540
50th Percentile Wage
$27,970
75th Percentile Wage
$41,220
90th Percentile Wage
$49,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,460.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.36
25th Percentile Wage
$10.36
50th Percentile Wage
$13.45
75th Percentile Wage
$19.82
90th Percentile Wage
$23.75

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for preschool teachers, except special education in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.75. The median hourly salary is $13.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.36.

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
201627,970-9.55%11.26%
201530,64012.04%-
201426,9504.42%-
201325,7603.65%-
201224,820--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of West Virginia ranges from $23,390 to $38,300. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in West Virginia is Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna with a median annual salary of $38,300. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $33,470). The lowest paying area is Winchester with a median annual salary of $23,390.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$38,300
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$33,470
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$32,920
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$32,680
Steubenville-Weirton
$30,870
Charleston
$29,810
Cumberland
$29,750
Huntington-Ashland
$26,980
Morgantown
$24,290
Wheeling
$24,220
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$23,980
Winchester
$23,390


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