How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in Georgia?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in Georgia earn an average of $32,540 a year, equivalent to $15.64 an hour.

This is 6% less than preschool teachers nationwide and 34% less than the typical Georgia worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Georgia Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $24.73 $51,450
75th $18.36 $38,180
50th $14.05 $29,230
25th $11.26 $23,420
10th $9.64 $20,060
Georgia Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Albany $15.09 $31,380
Athens $21.73 $45,200
Atlanta $15.21 $31,630
Augusta $13.93 $28,970
Brunswick $15.71 $32,680
Columbus $13.48 $28,030
Dalton $14.98 $31,160
Gainesville $15.88 $33,020
Hinesville $18.53 $38,550
Macon $15.36 $31,950
Savannah $14.65 $30,480
Valdosta $16.28 $33,870
Warner Robins $18.70 $38,890
Georgia Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $15.64 $32,540
2018 $14.86 $30,910
2017 $14.23 $29,600
2016 $14.39 $29,920
2015 $14.44 $30,030
2014 $15.07 $31,350
2013 $14.41 $29,970
2012 $15.49 $32,230
2011 $14.48 $30,120