How much does a Kindergarten Teacher make in the United States? The average Kindergarten Teacher salary in the United States is $60,201 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $49,301 and $71,301. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $49,301 10% $39,377 90% $81,407 75% $71,301 $60,201 50%(Median)
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Lead Preschool Teacher

The Goddard School of Ashburn @ Belmont Greene - Ashburn, VA

Pre-K Teacher

Primrose School of Ashburn at Broadlands - Broadlands, VA

Prekindergarten (Pre-K) Teacher

The Goddard School - Chantilly - Chantilly, VA

Kindergarten Teacher

Primrose School of Cahoon Commons - Chesapeake, VA

Job Description

The Kindergarten Teacher evaluates and monitors student's performance. Prepares lesson plans and instructs children between ages 4-6 years. Being a Kindergarten Teacher is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. In addition, Kindergarten Teacher relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to the principal. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Note: Median base salary figures represent teachers with 15 years of experience. Moreover, standard geographic adjustments utilized may not fully reflect regional differences in pay. See methodology for more detail on geographic adjustments. (Copyright 2021

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