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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: $62,208
Statewide median: $47,831.91

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Kindergarten Teachers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$47,219.00 $59,034.00 $73,910.00
Minnesota
$49,270.00 $62,207.00 $79,021.00
Central Minnesota
$45,492.00 $52,453.00 $66,870.00
Northeast Minnesota
$37,797.00 $49,448.00 $75,073.00
Northwest Minnesota
$43,936.00 $48,605.00 $54,551.00
Southeast Minnesota
$46,316.00 $59,537.00 $71,137.00
Southwest Minnesota
$45,499.00 $56,730.00 $65,386.00
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$55,407.00 $69,837.00 $85,046.00

* "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 3,280 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Kindergarten Teachers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 3,733 new Kindergarten Teachers to meet market demand between 2018-2028. 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
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 134,500 139,700 5,100 3.8%
Minnesota 3,490 3,643 153 4.4%
Central Minnesota 311 335 24 7.7%
Northeast Minnesota 201 206 5 2.5%
Northwest Minnesota 302 311 9 3%
Southeast Minnesota 367 383 16 4.4%
Southwest Minnesota 354 361 7 2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,980 2,064 84 4.2%


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