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Preschool Teachers in New Hampshire

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8.5% Jobs Projection
$29,230 Median Salary
330 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Preschool Teachers in New Hampshire is growing faster than average.

  • Preschool Teachers in New Hampshire earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Preschool Teachers Work in New Hampshire?

In New Hampshire, there were 2,950 people working as Preschool Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 3,120 Preschool Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 170 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Preschool Teachers in NH Employment Trend

The typical state has 5,510 Preschool Teachers working in it, which means New Hampshire has fewer Preschool Teachers than average.

Preschool Teachers in NH vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Hampshire

Jobs for Preschool Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.5%.

Job Projections for Preschool Teachers: Nation vs. NH

New Hampshire Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 330 annual job openings, and 3,320 total jobs in 2026 for Preschool Teachers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 53,600 annual jobs and 528,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Preschool Teachers Make in New Hampshire?

In 2018 wages for Preschool Teachers ranged from $22,030 to $41,530 with $29,230 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.59 to $19.97. The median hourly rate was $14.05.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $13.75 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.30.

The median salary in New Hampshire is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Preschool Teachers Earnings: NH vs. National Average

Top New Hampshire Metros for Preschool Teachers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Preschool Teachers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 13,490 $35,550
Manchester, NH 500 $27,280
Portsmouth, NH-ME 390 $28,360
Dover-Durham, NH-ME 370 $30,220

Top States for Preschool Teachers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Preschool Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 52,950 $34,600
Texas 34,790 $28,230
New York 30,790 $38,890
Florida 25,940 $24,740
Illinois 24,120 $29,090
Massachusetts 16,360 $35,000
North Carolina 16,110 $26,330
New Jersey 15,820 $33,430
Ohio 15,390 $26,280
Georgia 14,430 $28,750
Pennsylvania 13,480 $27,450
Washington 11,050 $31,530
Wisconsin 10,180 $24,250
Virginia 10,010 $30,680
Maryland 9,400 $31,680
Michigan 9,270 $31,390
Colorado 8,700 $30,440
Minnesota 8,180 $34,200
Oregon 7,100 $29,020
Arizona 6,820 $27,810

Below are the states where Preschool Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $38,890
Hawaii $38,840
District of Columbia $38,210
Connecticut $37,030
Massachusetts $35,000
California $34,600
Minnesota $34,200
Maine $34,060
New Jersey $33,430
Vermont $32,530

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Occupation NH Employment Total
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 410


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