How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in Indiana?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in Indiana earn an average of $28,340 a year, equivalent to $13.63 an hour.

This is 18% less than preschool teachers nationwide and 39% less than the typical Indiana worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Indiana Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $18.62 $38,730
75th $15.11 $31,440
50th $12.84 $26,700
25th $10.88 $22,640
10th $9.70 $20,180
Indiana Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Bloomington $14.98 $31,160
Columbus $14.74 $30,650
Elkhart $12.91 $26,860
Evansville $14.81 $30,800
Fort Wayne $12.31 $25,590
Indianapolis $13.75 $28,600
Kokomo $13.44 $27,950
Lafayette $13.54 $28,160
Michigan City $12.61 $26,220
Muncie $13.22 $27,510
South Bend $13.81 $28,720
Indiana Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $13.63 $28,340
2018 $13.10 $27,250
2017 $12.90 $26,840
2016 $12.93 $26,900
2015 $13.42 $27,910
2014 $13.27 $27,600
2013 $12.72 $26,470
2012 $12.52 $26,050
2011 $12.43 $25,850