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Kindergarten Teachers in Colorado

Considering a career as a Kindergarten Teacher in Colorado?

21.1% Jobs Projection
$47,750 Median Salary
480 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Kindergarten Teachers Work in Colorado?

There were approximately 3,630 workers employed as Kindergarten Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 3,740 Kindergarten Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten Teachers in CO Employment Trend

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

Kindergarten Teachers in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Kindergarten Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 21.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Kindergarten Teachers: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 480 annual job openings, and a total of 4,650 jobs for Colorado Kindergarten Teachers in 2026.

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

What do Kindergarten Teachers Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten Teachers ranged from $33,580 to $72,810 with $47,750 being the median annual salary.

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

Kindergarten Teachers Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado 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
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,640 $51,230
Colorado Springs, CO 450 $44,480
Greeley, CO 430 $38,750
Boulder, CO 260 $54,390
Fort Collins, CO 210 $50,800
Pueblo, CO 110 $45,730

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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