How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in Maine?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in Maine earn an average of $37,400 a year, equivalent to $17.98 an hour.

This is 8% more than preschool teachers nationwide, but it is 23% less than the typical Maine worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Maine Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $24.21 $50,350
75th $20.04 $41,690
50th $17.28 $35,950
25th $15.07 $31,340
10th $12.90 $26,840
Maine Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Bangor $18.48 $38,430
Lewiston $19.18 $39,890
Portland $18.71 $38,920
Maine Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $17.98 $37,400
2018 $17.09 $35,560
2017 $16.15 $33,590
2016 $15.96 $33,190
2015 $15.07 $31,350
2014 $14.10 $29,320
2013 $13.77 $28,640
2012 $15.25 $31,730
2011 $14.96 $31,120