Early Childhood Education Jobs in Arizona

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Salaries for early childhood education jobs in Arizona show great variation, which fits right in with other large features of the Grand Canyon state. Pay for preschool education administrators and child care workers ranks among the top 20 states. Phoenix is one of the best areas for workers in those specialties to find competitive salaries. Preschool, kindergarten, and special education teachers, however, are less likely to find pay schedules that compare well with other states.

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Arizona Salary Rankings

#19

in the US for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare

#20

in the US for Childcare Workers

#28

in the US for Special Education Teachers, Preschool

#41

in the US for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

#42

in the US for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

#42

in the US for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

Early Childhood Jobs in Arizona

Occupation Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 6,520 $23,070 eks85%
Childcare Workers 6,230 $19,800 check101%
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 6,040 $37,010 eks89%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 2,690 $40,730 eks81%
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 2,370 $43,800 eks81%
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare 1,180 $42,110 eks96%
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 230 $43,450 eks83%
eks = Salary below nat’l. avg.     check = Salary above nat’l. avg.

City-Level Job Stats

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Statistics for Childcare Workers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 4,310 $20,310 check104%
Tucson, AZ 1,180 $19,290 eks99%
Yuma, AZ 180 $19,090 eks98%
Flagstaff, AZ 170 $19,680 check101%
Lake Havasu City – Kingman, AZ 120 $18,890 eks97%
Prescott, AZ 80 $18,690 eks96%
eks = Salary below nat’l. avg.     check = Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 850 $44,030 eks100%
Tucson, AZ 210 $42,240 eks96%
Yuma, AZ 50 $34,540 eks79%
eks = Salary below nat’l. avg.     check = Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,920 $42,220 eks84%
Tucson, AZ 230 $35,600 eks71%
Yuma, AZ 110 $41,100 eks82%
Flagstaff, AZ 80 $34,980 eks70%
Prescott, AZ 70 $34,650 eks69%
Lake Havasu City – Kingman, AZ 50 $39,170 eks78%
eks = Salary below nat’l. avg.     check = Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 5,030 $23,410 eks86%
Tucson, AZ 880 $21,140 eks78%
Prescott, AZ 150 $18,750 eks69%
Yuma, AZ 140 $22,410 eks83%
Lake Havasu City – Kingman, AZ 70 $23,230 eks86%
Flagstaff, AZ 60 $32,200 check119%
eks = Salary below nat’l. avg.     check = Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,570 $44,780 eks83%
Tucson, AZ 340 $40,980 eks76%
Lake Havasu City – Kingman, AZ 70 $40,550 eks75%
Yuma, AZ 70 $38,390 eks71%
Prescott, AZ 50 $39,540 eks73%
eks = Salary below nat’l. avg.     check = Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Special Education Teachers, Preschool

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 170 $45,280 eks86%
Tucson, AZ 30 $38,230 eks73%
eks = Salary below nat’l. avg.     check = Salary above nat’l. avg.

Data source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012

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