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Preschool Teachers in North Dakota

Is North Dakota a good place for you to work as a Preschool Teacher?

18.2% Jobs Projection
$24,310 Median Salary
120 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Preschool Teachers in North Dakota is growing faster than average.

  • Preschool Teachers in North Dakota earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Preschool Teachers Work in North Dakota?

In North Dakota, there were 1,220 people working as Preschool Teachers in the year 2018.

There were 850 Preschool Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 370 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Preschool Teachers in ND Employment Trend

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

Preschool Teachers in ND vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Dakota

Jobs for Preschool Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 18.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.5%.

Job Projections for Preschool Teachers: Nation vs. ND

North Dakota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 120 annual job openings, and a total of 1,170 jobs for North Dakota Preschool Teachers in 2026.

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

What do Preschool Teachers Make in North Dakota?

In 2018 wages for Preschool Teachers ranged from $19,680 to $40,020 with $24,310 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.46 to $19.24. The median hourly rate was $11.69.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $13.58 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.89.

The median salary in North Dakota is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Preschool Teachers Earnings: ND vs. National Average

Top North Dakota 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
Fargo, ND-MN 710 $23,990
Bismarck, ND 110 $33,020
Grand Forks, ND-MN 70 $30,550

Top States for Preschool Teachers Employment

View the list below to see 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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