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Kindergarten Teachers in Maryland

Want to work in Maryland as a Kindergarten Teacher? Read this first!

8.0% Jobs Projection
$64,460 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Kindergarten Teachers in Maryland is growing faster than average.

  • Kindergarten Teachers in Maryland earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Kindergarten Teachers Work in Maryland?

2,610 people worked as Kindergarten Teachers in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,630 Kindergarten Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,500 Kindergarten Teachers working in it, which means Maryland has more Kindergarten Teachers than average.


Job Projections for Maryland

Jobs for Kindergarten Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.0% which is similar to nationwide projections.


Maryland Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 140 annual job openings, and a total of 1,350 jobs for Maryland Kindergarten Teachers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 16,700 annual jobs and 166,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Kindergarten Teachers Make in Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Kindergarten Teachers ranged from $40,820 to $101,010 with $64,460 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Maryland is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Maryland Metros for Kindergarten Teachers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,940 $66,850
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,810 $57,800
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,410 $69,340
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 100 $51,760

Top States for Kindergarten Teachers Employment

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

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 15,050 $55,930
California 11,580 $67,670
Florida 10,680 $49,680
Washington 7,870 $63,350
New York 6,120 $73,430
New Jersey 5,120 $63,640
Georgia 4,720 $53,730
Illinois 4,630 $54,270
Virginia 4,010 $60,540
Colorado 3,630 $47,750
Tennessee 3,460 $48,410
Minnesota 3,440 $58,140
Pennsylvania 3,350 $60,220
North Carolina 3,320 $45,810
Arizona 3,040 $43,520
Massachusetts 3,020 $72,990
Ohio 2,890 $58,500
Maryland 2,610 $64,460
Kentucky 2,500 $54,630
South Carolina 2,120 $51,480

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

State Annual Median Salary
Connecticut $77,420
New York $73,430
Massachusetts $72,990
Oregon $71,500
Rhode Island $68,750
California $67,670
Maryland $64,460
New Jersey $63,640
Washington $63,350
Alaska $62,140

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