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Kindergarten Teachers in Connecticut

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-3% Jobs Projection
$77,420 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

While jobs for Kindergarten Teachers in Connecticut are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Kindergarten Teachers in Connecticut is expected to decrease.

  • Kindergarten Teachers in Connecticut earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Kindergarten Teachers Work in Connecticut?

In Connecticut, there were 1,450 people working as Kindergarten Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 1,530 Kindergarten Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten Teachers in CT Employment Trend

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

Kindergarten Teachers in CT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Kindergarten Teachers in this state are declining at a rate of 3.3% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Kindergarten Teachers: Nation vs. CT

Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 140 annual job openings, and 1,470 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 Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten Teachers ranged from $51,540 to $103,290 with $77,420 being the median annual salary.

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

Kindergarten Teachers Earnings: CT vs. National Average

Top Connecticut 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
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 420 $77,450
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 380 $79,820
Springfield, MA-CT 310 $75,970
New Haven, CT 310 $77,910
Worcester, MA-CT 240 $68,610
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 110 $71,160
Waterbury, CT 100 $68,640
Danbury, CT 70 $78,190

Top States for Kindergarten Teachers Employment

The table below shows the states 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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