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Kindergarten Teachers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $56,531
Statewide median: $41,748.50

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Kindergarten Teachers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$43,541.00 $54,607.00 $68,715.00
Minnesota
$43,783.00 $56,531.00 $72,320.00
Central Minnesota
$41,115.00 $49,822.00 $60,691.00
Northeast Minnesota
$43,244.00 $58,040.00 $73,546.00
Northwest Minnesota
$39,894.00 $47,167.00 $57,147.00
Southeast Minnesota
$49,001.00 $58,067.00 $69,598.00
Southwest Minnesota
$37,997.00 $45,637.00 $56,551.00
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$46,859.00 $64,210.00 $77,943.00

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 3,070 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Kindergarten Teachers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 3,455 new Kindergarten Teachers to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Kindergarten Teachers
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 154,400 166,700 12,300 7.9%
Minnesota 3,349 3,500 151 4.5%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 322 337 15 4.7%
Southeast Minnesota 320 332 12 3.8%
Southwest Minnesota 238 236 -2 -0.8%
Northeast Minnesota 171 171 0 0%
Northwest Minnesota 280 282 2 0.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,984 2,112 128 6.5%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.