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Kindergarten Teachers in Georgia

Considering a career as a Kindergarten Teacher in Georgia?

15.1% Jobs Projection
$53,730 Median Salary
750 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Kindergarten Teachers Work in Georgia?

In 2018, there were 4,720 Kindergarten Teachers working in the state.

There were 5,210 Kindergarten Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 490 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten Teachers in GA Employment Trend

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

Kindergarten Teachers in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Kindergarten Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 15.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Kindergarten Teachers: Nation vs. GA

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 750 annual job openings, and 7,240 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 Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten Teachers ranged from $32,360 to $78,320 with $53,730 being the median annual salary.

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

Kindergarten Teachers Earnings: GA vs. National Average

Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,630 $53,230
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 270 $62,550
Albany, GA 160 $51,270
Savannah, GA 160 $52,090
Macon, GA 120 $48,690
Athens-Clarke County, GA 100 $54,580
Gainesville, GA 90 $44,880
Chattanooga, TN-GA 80 $46,190
Valdosta, GA 70 $53,790

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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