How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in Minnesota?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in Minnesota earn an average of $39,800 a year, equivalent to $19.13 an hour.

This is 15% more than preschool teachers nationwide, but it is 29% less than the typical Minnesota worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Minnesota Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $28.53 $59,350
75th $21.60 $44,940
50th $17.46 $36,320
25th $15.17 $31,550
10th $12.93 $26,900
Minnesota Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Duluth $18.42 $38,310
Mankato $17.63 $36,660
Minneapolis $19.32 $40,190
Rochester $14.99 $31,170
St. Cloud $15.77 $32,800
Minnesota Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $19.13 $39,800
2018 $18.03 $37,500
2017 $17.00 $35,360
2016 $16.01 $33,300
2015 $16.72 $34,770
2014 $16.69 $34,720
2013 $15.81 $32,880
2012 $15.19 $31,590
2011 $15.41 $32,050