How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in Mississippi?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in Mississippi earn an average of $30,910 a year, equivalent to $14.86 an hour.

This is 11% less than preschool teachers nationwide and 23% less than the typical Mississippi worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Mississippi Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $21.80 $45,340
75th $18.07 $37,590
50th $14.40 $29,960
25th $11.14 $23,180
10th $9.64 $20,050
Mississippi Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Gulfport $17.07 $35,500
Hattiesburg $16.12 $33,520
Jackson $13.44 $27,960
Mississippi Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $14.86 $30,910
2018 $13.43 $27,940
2017 $13.92 $28,940
2016 $13.92 $28,950
2015 $13.51 $28,100
2014 $12.60 $26,200
2013 $12.48 $25,960
2012 $12.30 $25,580
2011 $11.78 $24,490