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Best states for a Kindergarten Teacher

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Education, Training, and Library careers are no different.

Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Kindergarten Teacher jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Kindergarten Teachers.

As Kindergarten Teachers are popular in the U.S., we wanted to bring you a list of the best states for Kindergarten Teachers. In case you are trying to decide where to start your career as a Kindergarten Teacher, or if you are considering moving to a different city or state, we got you covered.

We figured that the best places for Kindergarten Teacher jobs has three things everyone would agree on.

There would be high annual wages, good career prospects (no matter what phase of the career you are in), and a lot of job opportunities.

We found that Connecticut is the best state for Kindergarten Teacher jobs, whereas Hawaii is the worst.

The 10 Best States in America For Kindergarten Teachers in 2019

  1. Connecticut
  2. Massachusetts
  3. Texas
  4. Oregon
  5. Maryland
  6. Alaska
  7. New York
  8. Louisiana
  9. Rhode Island
  10. New Jersey
  • (226 jobs)
  • (403 jobs)
  • (1,602 jobs)
  • (134 jobs)
  • (177 jobs)
  • (31 jobs)
  • (448 jobs)
  • (113 jobs)
  • (24 jobs)
  • (566 jobs)

We used our most recent data to determine the states that are best for Kindergarten Teacher positions.

In order to rank the states, we needed to figure out not just where the jobs are located, but we also needed to establish how much these jobs paid.

Curious to see how your state ranks? Here are the best states for Kindergarten Teachers.

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

The 10 Best States For Kindergarten Teachers in 2019

1. Connecticut

Total Kindergarten Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
226 $56,922 $44,000 $73,000 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
Kindergarten Teacher Jobs in Connecticut

2. Massachusetts

Total Kindergarten Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
403 $53,183 $41,000 $68,000 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
Kindergarten Teacher Jobs in Massachusetts

3. Texas

Total Kindergarten Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,602 $45,737 $38,000 $53,000 1.43
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
Kindergarten Teacher Jobs in Texas

4. Oregon

Total Kindergarten Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
134 $52,369 $40,000 $67,000 0.74
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
Kindergarten Teacher Jobs in Oregon

5. Maryland

Total Kindergarten Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
177 $66,631 $45,000 $97,000 0.53
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
Kindergarten Teacher Jobs in Maryland

6. Alaska

Total Kindergarten Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
31 $45,485 $35,000 $58,000 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
Kindergarten Teacher Jobs in Alaska

7. New York

Total Kindergarten Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
448 $53,196 $43,000 $64,000 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
Kindergarten Teacher Jobs in New York

8. Louisiana

Total Kindergarten Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
113 $46,103 $43,000 $49,000 0.8
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
Kindergarten Teacher Jobs in Louisiana

9. Rhode Island

Total Kindergarten Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
24 $50,500 $39,000 $65,000 0.48
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
Kindergarten Teacher Jobs in Rhode Island

10. New Jersey

Total Kindergarten Teacher Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
566 $45,048 $38,000 $52,000 1.3
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
Kindergarten Teacher Jobs in New Jersey

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Kindergarten Teacher

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

Detailed list of the best states for a Kindergarten Teacher

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