Kindergarten Teacher Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$44,000
$34,000
Min 10%
$44,000
Median 50%
$56,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Potomac High School
Highest Paying City
White Plains, NY
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a kindergarten teacher make?
Kindergarten Teachers in the US make on average $44,519 annually or $21.4 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $34,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $56,000. Non Profits companies and Education companies have the most job opportunities for Kindergarten Teachers. States with the highest Kindergarten Teacher salaries include Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and New York. The typical tenure for a Kindergarten Teacher is 2.9 years.
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Average Kindergarten Teacher Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Kindergarten Teacher in the United States is $44,519 per year or $21.4 per hour. White Plains, NY reports the highest annual salary for Kindergarten Teachers at 51,102. Even as an entry-level Kindergarten Teacher, you will make $33,000 per year in White Plains, NY. Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and New York are the highest paying states. Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri have the lowest Kindergarten Teacher salaries.

Map of Kindergarten Teacher Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Kindergarten Teachers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Kindergarten Teacher Salary By Company

Kindergarten Teachers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Non Profits companies and Education companies have the most job opportunities for Kindergarten Teachers. Potomac High School and Guilford County Schools are the highest paying companies. Companies like Loretto Elementary School and The Cambridge School of Weston also pay high salaries to their Kindergarten Teachers.

Average Kindergarten Teacher Pay By Industry

Kindergarten Teacher salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Education companies, Professional companies, and Utilities companies pay their Kindergarten Teachers well. Education companies pay Kindergarten Teachers an average salary of $49,100, Professional companies pay $45,387, and Utilities companys come in at $45,001. The types of companies that pay Kindergarten Teachers the least are in the Non Profits industry, where the average annual salary is $40,720.
Industry
Average Salary
Education
Education
$49,100
$49k
Professional
Professional
$45,387
$45k
Utilities
Utilities
$45,001
$45k
Finance
Finance
$42,521
$43k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$40,720
$41k

Kindergarten Teacher Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Kindergarten Teacher Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Academies of Math and Science
Academies of Math and Science
Kindergarten Teacher Next School Year
Kindergarten Teacher Next School Year
04/30/2020
04/30/2020
$40,000
$40,000
Kingman Unified School District
Kingman Unified School District
Kindergarten Teacher
Kindergarten Teacher
04/25/2020
04/25/2020
$37,075
$37,075
Edunewyork
Edunewyork
English Kindergarten Teacher (Relocation To South Korea
English Kindergarten Teacher (Relocation To South Korea
04/21/2020
04/21/2020
$24,000
$24,000
Nashua School District
Nashua School District
Kindergarten Teacher
Kindergarten Teacher
04/20/2020
04/20/2020
$40,884
$40,884
Region VII Education Service Center
Region VII Education Service Center
Kindergarten Teacher
Kindergarten Teacher
04/17/2020
04/17/2020
$47,000
$47,000
SY: Kindergarten Teacher at Tesuque
SY: Kindergarten Teacher at Tesuque
04/08/2020
04/08/2020
$41,000
$41,000
Edunewyork
Edunewyork
English Kindergarten Teacher (Relocation To South Korea
English Kindergarten Teacher (Relocation To South Korea
03/27/2020
03/27/2020
$24,000
$24,000
Garfield School District Re-2
Garfield School District Re-2
Kindergarten Teacher
Kindergarten Teacher
03/11/2020
03/11/2020
$36,896
$36,896
Dcsdk12
Dcsdk12
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Teacher-Kindergarten (Apply Directly To Platte River Academy. DO NOT Apply Online With Dcsd)
03/10/2020
03/10/2020
$42,000
$42,000
Kindergarten Teacher
Kindergarten Teacher
02/18/2020
02/18/2020
$43,173
$43,173