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Kindergarten Teachers in Pennsylvania

Considering a career as a Kindergarten Teacher in Pennsylvania?

5.6% Jobs Projection
$60,220 Median Salary
510 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Kindergarten Teachers Work in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, there were 3,350 people working as Kindergarten Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 4,170 Kindergarten Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 820 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten Teachers in PA Employment Trend

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

Kindergarten Teachers in PA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Kindergarten Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Kindergarten Teachers: Nation vs. PA

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 510 annual Kindergarten Teachers job openings in Pennsylvania, and 5,130 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten Teachers ranged from $35,930 to $94,250 with $60,220 being the median annual salary.

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

Kindergarten Teachers Earnings: PA vs. National Average

Top Pennsylvania 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,360 $72,720
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,810 $57,800
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 510 $75,920
Pittsburgh, PA 470 $61,690
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 210 $53,070
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 170 $64,320
Reading, PA 160 $55,720
Erie, PA 90 $51,430
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA 60 $54,340
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA 40 $57,210
Johnstown, PA 30 $55,580

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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