How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in Ohio?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in Ohio earn an average of $30,240 a year, equivalent to $14.54 an hour.

This is 13% less than preschool teachers nationwide and 39% less than the typical Ohio worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Ohio Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $21.87 $45,490
75th $15.95 $33,170
50th $13.06 $27,170
25th $10.88 $22,630
10th $9.61 $19,990
Ohio Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Akron $15.09 $31,390
Canton $10.66 $22,170
Cincinnati $16.02 $33,320
Cleveland $14.55 $30,270
Columbus $14.93 $31,050
Dayton $13.29 $27,630
Lima $15.49 $32,220
Mansfield $13.63 $28,360
Springfield $13.97 $29,060
Steubenville $20.62 $42,900
Toledo $13.13 $27,310
Youngstown $14.59 $30,350
Ohio Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $14.54 $30,240
2018 $13.95 $29,020
2017 $13.33 $27,720
2016 $13.03 $27,110
2015 $12.86 $26,750
2014 $12.82 $26,660
2013 $12.27 $25,520
2012 $12.05 $25,060
2011 $11.48 $23,870