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Kindergarten Teachers in Arizona

Want to work in Arizona as a Kindergarten Teacher? Read this first!

10.8% Jobs Projection
$43,520 Median Salary
310 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Kindergarten Teachers in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Kindergarten Teachers in Arizona is growing faster than average.

  • Kindergarten Teachers in Arizona earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Kindergarten Teachers Work in Arizona?

3,040 people worked as Kindergarten Teachers in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,920 Kindergarten Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten Teachers in AZ Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,500 Kindergarten Teachers working in it, which means Arizona has more Kindergarten Teachers than average.

Kindergarten Teachers in AZ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Arizona

Jobs for Kindergarten Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 10.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Kindergarten Teachers: Nation vs. AZ

Arizona Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 310 annual job openings, and 3,080 total jobs in 2026 for Kindergarten Teachers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 16,700 annual jobs and 166,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Kindergarten Teachers Make in Arizona?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten Teachers ranged from $33,000 to $60,980 with $43,520 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Kindergarten Teachers Earnings: AZ vs. National Average

Top Arizona Metros for Kindergarten Teachers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Kindergarten Teachers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,170 $44,040
Tucson, AZ 260 $40,850
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 100 $35,400
Yuma, AZ 90 $37,770
Prescott, AZ 60 $37,190
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ 30 $37,240

Top States for Kindergarten Teachers Employment

View the list below to see where most Kindergarten Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 15,050 $55,930
California 11,580 $67,670
Florida 10,680 $49,680
Washington 7,870 $63,350
New York 6,120 $73,430
New Jersey 5,120 $63,640
Georgia 4,720 $53,730
Illinois 4,630 $54,270
Virginia 4,010 $60,540
Colorado 3,630 $47,750
Tennessee 3,460 $48,410
Minnesota 3,440 $58,140
Pennsylvania 3,350 $60,220
North Carolina 3,320 $45,810
Arizona 3,040 $43,520
Massachusetts 3,020 $72,990
Ohio 2,890 $58,500
Maryland 2,610 $64,460
Kentucky 2,500 $54,630
South Carolina 2,120 $51,480

Below are the states where Kindergarten Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Connecticut $77,420
New York $73,430
Massachusetts $72,990
Oregon $71,500
Rhode Island $68,750
California $67,670
Maryland $64,460
New Jersey $63,640
Washington $63,350
Alaska $62,140

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