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Best states for a Day Care Teacher

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Do you wonder which states in the U.S. are the best for Day Care Teachers?

If so, we have the full list of best to worst states for Day Care Teacher jobs for you to check out and see if you think it's time to move and start new.

Why move?

Because not all states fare the same when it come to job opportunity and pay.

Our research found that Alaska is the best state for Day Care Teachers, while Alaska and Washington are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

Alaska has a median salary of $50,315 and Alaska has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Day Care Teachers.

To that end, we dove into our dataset of job and salary numbers to figure out which states have the best opportunities for Day Care Teachers. Alaska is the best state for Day Care Teachers -- the median salary for Day Care Teachers in Alaska is $50,315.

We found that the South is best for Day Care Teachers, and the Northeast is the worst.

Jersey City is the best city in the country for Day Care Teacher jobs, where as Alaska is the best state in the country.

The 10 Best States in America For Day Care Teachers in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. California
  3. Washington
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Minnesota
  6. Nevada
  7. Maine
  8. Connecticut
  9. Wisconsin
  10. North Dakota
  • (59 jobs)
  • (1,834 jobs)
  • (333 jobs)
  • (533 jobs)
  • (343 jobs)
  • (248 jobs)
  • (35 jobs)
  • (137 jobs)
  • (246 jobs)
  • (22 jobs)

In order to bring you the best states for Day Care Teachers, we figured that the states needed to not only have ample job openings for Day Care Teachers, but also high pay, and good career prospects.

To determine the above criteria, we looked at the our most recent data, and then we ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Day Care Teachers.

Here is the list of best states for Day Care Teacher jobs.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Day Care Teachers in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Day Care Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
59 $50,315 $41,000 $60,000 2.56
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Day Care Teacher Jobs in Alaska

2. California

Total Day Care Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,834 $44,325 $36,000 $53,000 1.13
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Day Care Teacher Jobs in California

3. Washington

Total Day Care Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
333 $44,325 $36,000 $53,000 0.9
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Day Care Teacher Jobs in Washington

4. Massachusetts

Total Day Care Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
533 $41,835 $34,000 $50,000 1.26
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Day Care Teacher Jobs in Massachusetts

5. Minnesota

Total Day Care Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
343 $40,036 $33,000 $48,000 1.2
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Day Care Teacher Jobs in Minnesota

6. Nevada

Total Day Care Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
248 $37,993 $31,000 $45,000 2.75
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Day Care Teacher Jobs in Nevada

7. Maine

Total Day Care Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
35 $42,311 $35,000 $51,000 0.7
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Day Care Teacher Jobs in Maine

8. Connecticut

Total Day Care Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
137 $41,835 $34,000 $50,000 0.85
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Day Care Teacher Jobs in Connecticut

9. Wisconsin

Total Day Care Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
246 $37,609 $31,000 $45,000 1.02
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Day Care Teacher Jobs in Wisconsin

10. North Dakota

Total Day Care Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
22 $41,835 $34,000 $50,000 0.6
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Day Care Teacher Jobs in North Dakota

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Day Care Teacher

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Day Care Teacher

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