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Kindergarten Teachers in Florida

Considering a career as a Kindergarten Teacher in Florida?

13.6% Jobs Projection
$49,680 Median Salary
1,320 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Kindergarten Teachers Work in Florida?

In 2018, there were 10,680 Kindergarten Teachers working in the state.

There were 11,210 Kindergarten Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 530 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten Teachers in FL Employment Trend

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

Kindergarten Teachers in FL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Kindergarten Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 13.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Kindergarten Teachers: Nation vs. FL

Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,320 annual Kindergarten Teachers job openings in Florida, and 12,880 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Kindergarten Teachers Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten Teachers ranged from $32,130 to $69,430 with $49,680 being the median annual salary.

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

Kindergarten Teachers Earnings: FL vs. National Average

Top Florida 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
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,700 $47,580
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1,870 $55,060
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 1,730 $45,340
Jacksonville, FL 770 $57,550
Port St. Lucie, FL 540 $53,970
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 430 $48,190
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 370 $62,260
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 320 $37,770
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 300 $49,540
Panama City, FL 120 $39,410
Gainesville, FL 60 $38,100

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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Occupation FL Employment Total
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References

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