How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in Louisiana?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in Louisiana earn an average of $29,100 a year, equivalent to $13.99 an hour.

This is 16% less than preschool teachers nationwide and 34% less than the typical Louisiana worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Louisiana Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $20.32 $42,270
75th $16.78 $34,900
50th $12.91 $26,840
25th $10.65 $22,150
10th $9.67 $20,120
Louisiana Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Alexandria $12.67 $26,350
Baton Rouge $13.77 $28,650
Lafayette $12.48 $25,960
New Orleans $14.13 $29,390
Louisiana Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $13.99 $29,100
2018 $15.53 $32,290
2017 $17.39 $36,180
2016 $17.69 $36,790
2015 $17.90 $37,240
2014 $16.77 $34,870
2013 $15.35 $31,930
2012 $14.85 $30,890
2011 $13.57 $28,220