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Kindergarten Teachers in Virginia

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11.6% Jobs Projection
$60,540 Median Salary
530 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Kindergarten Teachers Work in Virginia?

In Virginia, there were 4,010 people working as Kindergarten Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 4,230 Kindergarten Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Kindergarten Teachers in VA Employment Trend

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

Kindergarten Teachers in VA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Kindergarten Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Kindergarten Teachers: Nation vs. VA

Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 530 annual Kindergarten Teachers job openings in Virginia, and 5,200 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 Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten Teachers ranged from $41,780 to $100,110 with $60,540 being the median annual salary.

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

Kindergarten Teachers Earnings: VA vs. National Average

Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,940 $66,850
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 620 $64,600
Richmond, VA 610 $53,690
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 140 $47,730
Charlottesville, VA 110 $69,450
Roanoke, VA 90 $52,800
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 80 $44,500
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA 50 $59,270

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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Occupation VA Employment Total
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 10,010

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