Preschool teacher earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Preschool teacher salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Georgia $26,404
Pennsylvania $27,916
Oregon $27,696
Massachusetts $29,076
New York $26,739
Washington $28,173
Ohio $24,086
North Carolina $23,855
Florida $24,254
Texas $24,665
California $25,743
Colorado $24,000
Minnesota $26,500
Illinois $24,500
Maryland $21,500
Tennessee $20,400
Missouri $20,900

How do preschool teacher salaries compare to similar careers?

Preschool teachers earn 24% more than similar careers in Georgia. On average, they make less than clergies but more than teacher's assistants.

Career Median Salary
Clergy salary $36K
Preschool teacher salary $26K
Childcare worker salary $22K
Nanny salary $27K
Teacher assistant salary $21K