How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in Arizona?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in Arizona earn an average of $32,150 a year, equivalent to $15.46 an hour.

This is 7% less than preschool teachers nationwide and 37% less than the typical Arizona worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Arizona Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $22.16 $46,090
75th $17.81 $37,040
50th $13.87 $28,850
25th $11.83 $24,600
10th $11.33 $23,560
Arizona Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Flagstaff $18.08 $37,600
Lake Havasu City $13.49 $28,050
Phoenix $15.41 $32,060
Prescott $15.65 $32,550
Tucson $14.59 $30,350
Yuma $14.87 $30,920
Arizona Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $15.46 $32,150
2018 $14.91 $31,010
2017 $14.66 $30,500
2016 $13.39 $27,850
2015 $12.89 $26,800
2014 $12.33 $25,640
2013 $12.20 $25,370
2012 $12.44 $25,880
2011 $13.17 $27,390