How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in Oregon?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in Oregon earn an average of $32,430 a year, equivalent to $15.59 an hour.

This is 6% less than preschool teachers nationwide and 40% less than the typical Oregon worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Oregon Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $20.63 $42,910
75th $17.64 $36,690
50th $14.40 $29,950
25th $12.34 $25,660
10th $11.52 $23,950
Oregon Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Albany $13.89 $28,900
Bend $13.66 $28,400
Corvallis $13.59 $28,270
Eugene $13.59 $28,270
Grants Pass $11.62 $24,170
Medford $15.98 $33,240
Portland $16.22 $33,740
Salem $14.69 $30,550
Oregon Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $15.59 $32,430
2018 $14.62 $30,400
2017 $14.24 $29,620
2016 $14.53 $30,230
2015 $14.71 $30,590
2014 $14.61 $30,380
2013 $13.19 $27,440
2012 $12.45 $25,900
2011 $12.75 $26,510