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Wages for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in UNITED STATES

Location Pay Period 2018
Low Median High
United States Hourly $9.91 $14.32 $26.61
United States Yearly $20,610 $29,780 $55,350
New York Hourly $11.10 $18.70 $44.80
New York Yearly $23,080 $38,890 $93,190
Hawaii Hourly $13.60 $18.68 $24.25
Hawaii Yearly $28,280 $38,840 $50,440
District of Columbia Hourly $14.04 $18.37 $29.20
District of Columbia Yearly $29,210 $38,210 $60,730
Connecticut Hourly $12.12 $17.80 $35.79
Connecticut Yearly $25,220 $37,030 $74,440
Massachusetts Hourly $11.83 $16.83 $29.24
Massachusetts Yearly $24,600 $35,000 $60,810
California Hourly $11.96 $16.64 $25.29
California Yearly $24,870 $34,600 $52,610
Minnesota Hourly $11.75 $16.44 $27.51
Minnesota Yearly $24,440 $34,200 $57,210
Maine Hourly $12.55 $16.37 $23.86
Maine Yearly $26,110 $34,060 $49,630
New Jersey Hourly $10.64 $16.07 $33.91
New Jersey Yearly $22,120 $33,430 $70,540
Vermont Hourly $11.52 $15.64 $22.83
Vermont Yearly $23,960 $32,530 $47,490
Nebraska Hourly $10.27 $15.45 $31.14
Nebraska Yearly $21,370 $32,140 $64,760
Maryland Hourly $10.25 $15.23 $32.13
Maryland Yearly $21,320 $31,680 $66,820
Washington Hourly $11.88 $15.16 $20.52
Washington Yearly $24,710 $31,530 $42,670
Alaska Hourly $11.28 $15.12 $25.19
Alaska Yearly $23,470 $31,450 $52,390
Michigan Hourly $9.71 $15.09 $27.35
Michigan Yearly $20,200 $31,390 $56,900
Virginia Hourly $9.72 $14.75 $32.23
Virginia Yearly $20,210 $30,680 $67,040
Colorado Hourly $11.45 $14.63 $22.46
Colorado Yearly $23,820 $30,440 $46,710
Arkansas Hourly $9.19 $14.61 $24.20
Arkansas Yearly $19,120 $30,390 $50,330
Rhode Island Hourly $10.52 $14.59 $20.60
Rhode Island Yearly $21,890 $30,350 $42,840
New Mexico Hourly $9.51 $14.34 $27.30
New Mexico Yearly $19,780 $29,820 $56,790
Montana Hourly $9.41 $14.26 $20.05
Montana Yearly $19,570 $29,660 $41,690
South Dakota Hourly $10.96 $14.22 $19.04
South Dakota Yearly $22,790 $29,580 $39,600
West Virginia Hourly $9.63 $14.20 $23.96
West Virginia Yearly $20,030 $29,540 $49,840
New Hampshire Hourly $10.59 $14.05 $19.97
New Hampshire Yearly $22,030 $29,230 $41,530
Illinois Hourly $9.90 $13.99 $21.50
Illinois Yearly $20,580 $29,090 $44,730
Oregon Hourly $10.86 $13.95 $18.68
Oregon Yearly $22,590 $29,020 $38,850
Kentucky Hourly $9.21 $13.92 $27.35
Kentucky Yearly $19,150 $28,960 $56,880
Louisiana Hourly $9.69 $13.92 $24.43
Louisiana Yearly $20,150 $28,960 $50,820
Georgia Hourly $9.38 $13.82 $22.45
Georgia Yearly $19,510 $28,750 $46,690
Kansas Hourly $9.26 $13.67 $23.85
Kansas Yearly $19,250 $28,430 $49,600
Texas Hourly $9.22 $13.57 $29.57
Texas Yearly $19,170 $28,230 $61,500
Utah Hourly $10.08 $13.56 $18.95
Utah Yearly $20,970 $28,200 $39,410
Tennessee Hourly $9.19 $13.48 $25.53
Tennessee Yearly $19,120 $28,040 $53,100
Arizona Hourly $10.60 $13.37 $21.31
Arizona Yearly $22,050 $27,810 $44,330
Pennsylvania Hourly $9.49 $13.20 $19.43
Pennsylvania Yearly $19,730 $27,450 $40,420
Oklahoma Hourly $8.53 $13.19 $21.23
Oklahoma Yearly $17,750 $27,440 $44,160
Missouri Hourly $9.14 $13.17 $22.60
Missouri Yearly $19,000 $27,390 $47,020
Virgin Islands Hourly $9.77 $13.03 $17.99
Virgin Islands Yearly $20,320 $27,100 $37,410
Wyoming Hourly $9.00 $12.86 $26.51
Wyoming Yearly $18,730 $26,760 $55,130
North Carolina Hourly $8.91 $12.66 $20.13
North Carolina Yearly $18,530 $26,330 $41,860
Ohio Hourly $9.30 $12.63 $20.70
Ohio Yearly $19,350 $26,280 $43,060
Delaware Hourly $9.75 $12.54 $18.88
Delaware Yearly $20,270 $26,070 $39,260
Mississippi Hourly $8.94 $12.35 $19.91
Mississippi Yearly $18,600 $25,700 $41,410
Indiana Hourly $8.98 $12.13 $18.25
Indiana Yearly $18,690 $25,220 $37,960
Nevada Hourly $9.71 $11.90 $28.11
Nevada Yearly $20,190 $24,760 $58,460
Florida Hourly $9.11 $11.89 $20.53
Florida Yearly $18,950 $24,740 $42,700
Iowa Hourly $8.61 $11.87 $18.41
Iowa Yearly $17,910 $24,680 $38,280
Guam Hourly $8.99 $11.83 $25.72
Guam Yearly $18,700 $24,610 $53,490
North Dakota Hourly $9.46 $11.69 $19.24
North Dakota Yearly $19,680 $24,310 $40,020
Wisconsin Hourly $9.45 $11.66 $17.56
Wisconsin Yearly $19,650 $24,250 $36,530
Idaho Hourly $8.36 $11.29 $17.61
Idaho Yearly $17,390 $23,490 $36,630
South Carolina Hourly $8.15 $11.12 $26.34
South Carolina Yearly $16,940 $23,130 $54,780
Puerto Rico Hourly $8.32 $10.60 $13.46
Puerto Rico Yearly $17,310 $22,060 $27,990
Alabama Hourly $7.88 $10.32 $18.74
Alabama Yearly $16,390 $21,460 $38,980
American Samoa Hourly N/A N/A N/A
American Samoa Yearly N/A N/A N/A
Northern Mariana Islands Hourly N/A N/A N/A
Northern Mariana Islands Yearly N/A N/A N/A


Occupation Description
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. Substitute teachers are included in "Teachers and Instructors, All Other". May be required to hold State certification. Excludes "Childcare Workers" and "Special Education Teachers".

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