Early Childhood Education Jobs in Wyoming
When compared to the average salaries of its Western neighbors, salaries among Wyoming’s early childhood education professionals, kindergarten teachers and others take the lead. For example, Wyoming’s special education teachers working in preschools earn an average of more than $45,000, which easily takes the lead when compared to neighboring states.
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Wyoming Salary Rankings
in the US for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
in the US for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School
in the US for Childcare Workers
in the US for Special Education Teachers, Preschool
in the US for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare
in the US for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Early Childhood Jobs in Wyoming
While many of the salaries associated with jobs within the sphere of early childhood education in Wyoming are close to the national average, the average salary for special education teachers in preschool settings in the Cowboy State bucks this trend with an average that is about $6,000 more than the national average for this occupation.
|Occupation||Total Employed||Median Annual Salary||% of US Median|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||770||$50,200||101%|
|Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education||820||$32,610||95%|
|Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School||600||$60,790||96%|
|Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education||430||$57,390||98%|
|Special Education Teachers, Preschool||80||$64,120||104%|
|Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare||120||$45,170||84%|
|= Salary below nat’l. avg. = Salary above nat’l. avg.|
Childcare Workers – Wyoming’s 1,800 childcare workers earn an average salary of $24,840, which is in line with the national average of $24,610.
Child, Family, and School Social Workers – There are 770 child, family, and school social workers in Wyoming, and these professionals earn an average salary of $50,200, which is slightly higher than the national average of $49,760. Jobs in this profession are projected to grow by 6.3% through 2026.
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education – There are 430 kindergarten teachers employed in Wyoming, and these educators earn an average salary of $57,390, just slightly below the national average of $58,390.
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education – Wyoming’s 820 preschool teachers earn an average salary of $32,610. There are about twice as many preschool teachers here as kindergarten teachers.
Special Education Teachers – Kindergarten and Elementary School – There are 600 special education teachers at the kindergarten and elementary school level employed in Wyoming, and these professionals earn an average salary of $60,790.
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare – The state’s 120 education administrators in preschool and childcare settings earn an average salary of $45,170.
Special Education Teachers, Preschool – Wyoming is home to 80 special education teachers in preschool settings who earn an average salary of $64,120 – that’s about $6,000 more than the national average for this occupation.
City-Level Job Stats
Wyoming’s metropolitan areas of Casper and Cheyenne have similar average salaries for early childhood educators, and both areas tend to be competitive with the national average. The exception to this are Cheyenne’s special ed teachers in kindergarten and elementary school settings, who boast an average salary that exceeds the state average by about $2,000.
- Casper – 90 licensed teachers with an average salary of $23,810
- Cheyenne- 280 licensed teachers with an average salary of $22,200
- Cheyenne- 80 licensed teachers
Special Education Teachers – Kindergarten and Elementary School
- Cheyenne- 90 licensed teachers with an average salary of $62,220
Education Administrators – Preschool and Childcare
- Cheyenne- 30 licensed teachers with an average salary of $31,880
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed April 2019] https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_wy.htm#25-0000.
BLS salary data represents state and MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area) average and median earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.