How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in South Dakota?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in South Dakota earn an average of $31,040 a year, equivalent to $14.92 an hour.

This is 10% less than preschool teachers nationwide and 28% less than the typical South Dakota worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
South Dakota Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $20.24 $42,100
75th $17.08 $35,540
50th $14.23 $29,600
25th $12.28 $25,540
10th $10.61 $22,060
South Dakota Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Rapid City $15.53 $32,300
Sioux Falls $14.17 $29,470
South Dakota Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $14.92 $31,040
2018 $14.84 $30,860
2017 $14.35 $29,840
2016 $14.34 $29,820
2015 $14.21 $29,550
2014 $14.11 $29,340
2013 $14.10 $29,330
2012 $14.03 $29,180
2011 $13.56 $28,210