How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in Alabama?

Do preschool teachers in Alabama make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Alabama preschool teachers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in Alabama earn an average of $24,470 a year, equivalent to $11.76 an hour.

This is 29% less than preschool teachers nationwide and 46% less than the typical Alabama worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Alabama Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $18.11 $37,680
75th $13.40 $27,870
50th $10.29 $21,390
25th $8.60 $17,890
10th $7.88 $16,390
Alabama Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Anniston $13.10 $27,250
Auburn $12.05 $25,060
Birmingham $11.64 $24,220
Daphne $11.24 $23,370
Dothan $11.92 $24,790
Florence $10.01 $20,830
Huntsville $11.93 $24,820
Mobile $12.29 $25,570
Montgomery $13.39 $27,840
Tuscaloosa $14.42 $29,990
Alabama Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $11.76 $24,470
2018 $11.93 $24,800
2017 $12.47 $25,930
2016 $12.47 $25,940
2015 $13.65 $28,400
2014 $13.32 $27,710
2013 $13.32 $27,700
2012 $13.37 $27,810
2011 $13.81 $28,720