How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in Connecticut?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in Connecticut earn an average of $43,080 a year, equivalent to $20.71 an hour.

This is 24% more than preschool teachers nationwide, but it is 31% less than the typical Connecticut worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Connecticut Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $35.74 $74,340
75th $24.47 $50,900
50th $17.46 $36,310
25th $14.36 $29,870
10th $12.66 $26,330
Connecticut Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Bridgeport $20.93 $43,540
Danbury $16.48 $34,290
Hartford $21.34 $44,390
New Haven $18.85 $39,210
Norwich $17.80 $37,010
Waterbury $23.96 $49,840
Connecticut Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $20.71 $43,080
2018 $20.84 $43,350
2017 $19.30 $40,150
2016 $17.58 $36,570
2015 $18.17 $37,800
2014 $17.36 $36,120
2013 $16.60 $34,520
2012 $15.49 $32,220
2011 $14.79 $30,770