Training Requirements for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

Kindergarten teachers, except special education need a bachelor's degree and internship/residency.

Degrees for Kindergarten teachers, except special education
Percent
Less than High School 1.4
High School 12.6
Some College 23.0
Associates Degree 15.6
Bachelors Degree 33.2
Masters Degree 13.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.1

Employment Outlook for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

This represents about 159,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 9,000 more kindergarten teachers, except special education but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 56,000 more.

Typical Income for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

Annual Salaries

On average, kindergarten teachers, except special education make $55,460 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Kindergarten teachers, except special education $34,050 $42,190 $52,620 $65,460 $81,210
Education, training, and library occupations $21,820 $31,830 $48,000 $67,430 $92,890
Preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers $32,820 $42,550 $54,720 $70,390 $88,430
Preschool and kindergarten teachers $20,290 $24,720 $34,010 $49,880 $66,750
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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