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Kindergarten Teachers in Minnesota

Considering a career as a Kindergarten Teacher in Minnesota?

4.5% Jobs Projection
$58,140 Median Salary
350 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Kindergarten Teachers in Minnesota is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Kindergarten Teachers Work in Minnesota?

In 2018, there were 3,440 Kindergarten Teachers working in the state.

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

That’s growth of 370 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten Teachers in MN Employment Trend

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

Kindergarten Teachers in MN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Minnesota

Jobs for Kindergarten Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Kindergarten Teachers: Nation vs. MN

Minnesota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 350 annual job openings, and 3,500 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 Minnesota?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten Teachers ranged from $39,130 to $86,040 with $58,140 being the median annual salary.

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

Kindergarten Teachers Earnings: MN vs. National Average

Top Minnesota 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,170 $62,950
Rochester, MN 170 $57,510
Duluth, MN-WI 160 $59,310
Fargo, ND-MN 160 $53,450
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN 150 $54,120
Mankato-North Mankato, MN 90 $56,040
St. Cloud, MN 80 $45,050
Grand Forks, ND-MN 70 $49,670

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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