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Kindergarten Teachers in Ohio

Is Ohio a good place for you to work as a Kindergarten Teacher?

5.9% Jobs Projection
$58,500 Median Salary
630 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Kindergarten Teachers Work in Ohio?

There were approximately 2,890 workers employed as Kindergarten Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 4,560 Kindergarten Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 1,670 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten Teachers in OH Employment Trend

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

Kindergarten Teachers in OH vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Ohio

Jobs for Kindergarten Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Kindergarten Teachers: Nation vs. OH

Ohio Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 630 annual job openings, and a total of 6,290 jobs for Ohio Kindergarten Teachers in 2026.

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

What do Kindergarten Teachers Make in Ohio?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten Teachers ranged from $33,180 to $89,190 with $58,500 being the median annual salary.

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

Kindergarten Teachers Earnings: OH vs. National Average

Top Ohio 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
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 720 $50,030
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 400 $59,450
Akron, OH 270 $55,420
Columbus, OH 250 $55,200
Toledo, OH 230 $69,070
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 200 $44,540
Canton-Massillon, OH 170 $56,840

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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Occupation OH Employment Total
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 15,390


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