How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in Alaska?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in Alaska earn an average of $35,580 a year, equivalent to $17.11 an hour.

This is 3% more than preschool teachers nationwide, but it is 40% less than the typical Alaska worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Alaska Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $25.22 $52,450
75th $18.29 $38,040
50th $15.15 $31,500
25th $12.76 $26,550
10th $10.95 $22,780
Alaska Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Anchorage $15.48 $32,210
Fairbanks $17.64 $36,690
Alaska Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $17.11 $35,580
2018 $17.41 $36,210
2017 $17.14 $35,660
2016 $18.45 $38,370
2015 $18.89 $39,280
2014 $18.28 $38,020
2013 $17.30 $35,980
2012 $16.46 $34,240
2011 $16.88 $35,120