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Kindergarten Teachers in Massachusetts

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

11.3% Jobs Projection
$72,990 Median Salary
330 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Kindergarten Teachers Work in Massachusetts?

In Massachusetts, there were 3,020 people working as Kindergarten Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 3,070 Kindergarten Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten Teachers in MA Employment Trend

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

Kindergarten Teachers in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Kindergarten Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Kindergarten Teachers: Nation vs. MA

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 330 annual job openings, and 3,260 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 Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten Teachers ranged from $45,440 to $107,880 with $72,990 being the median annual salary.

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

Kindergarten Teachers Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,160 $72,600
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 670 $69,620
Springfield, MA-CT 310 $75,970
Worcester, MA-CT 240 $68,610
Barnstable Town, MA 120 $71,560
New Bedford, MA 80 $85,020

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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