Kindergarten Teacher salary in the United States

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Based on 634 income tax records
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How much do Kindergarten Teachers make?
The average total salary for a Kindergarten Teacher is $40,500 per year. This is based on data from 634 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Kindergarten Teacher and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Kindergarten Teacher salary can vary between $19,000 to $63,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Kindergarten Teacher demographics in United States

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57% are single
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43% are married
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35% have kids
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43% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Kindergarten Teachers in United States

634 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a kindergarten teacher in the United States is $40,500 per year. Kindergarten teacher salaries in the United States can vary between $19,000 to $63,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 634 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as kindergarten teacher.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for kindergarten teachers in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($50,000 a year), Houston Metro Area, TX ($50,000 a year), and Chicago Metro Area, IL ($48,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.