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Kindergarten Teachers in Rhode Island

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Kindergarten Teachers in Rhode Island

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

$68,750 Median Salary
50 Job Openings
  • Kindergarten Teachers in Rhode Island earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Kindergarten Teachers Work in Rhode Island?

There were approximately 560 workers employed as Kindergarten Teachers in this state in 2018.

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

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Kindergarten Teachers in RI Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,500 Kindergarten Teachers working in it, which means Rhode Island has fewer Kindergarten Teachers than average.

Kindergarten Teachers in RI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Rhode Island

Jobs for Kindergarten Teachers in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Kindergarten Teachers: Nation vs. RI

Rhode Island Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 50 annual Kindergarten Teachers job openings in Rhode Island, and 530 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 Rhode Island?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten Teachers ranged from $32,780 to $95,930 with $68,750 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Rhode Island is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Kindergarten Teachers Earnings: RI vs. National Average

Top Rhode Island 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
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 670 $69,620
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 110 $71,160

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 RI Employment Total
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 1,120


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