How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in Kansas?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in Kansas earn an average of $31,650 a year, equivalent to $15.22 an hour.

This is 9% less than preschool teachers nationwide and 32% less than the typical Kansas worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Kansas Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $23.34 $48,560
75th $18.34 $38,150
50th $14.08 $29,280
25th $10.88 $22,620
10th $9.36 $19,480
Kansas Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Lawrence $14.57 $30,300
Manhattan $17.75 $36,920
Topeka $13.78 $28,670
Wichita $15.89 $33,050
Kansas Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $15.22 $31,650
2018 $15.17 $31,560
2017 $14.42 $29,990
2016 $13.72 $28,550
2015 $13.85 $28,820
2014 $14.80 $30,790
2013 $14.22 $29,570
2012 $14.00 $29,130
2011 $13.63 $28,340