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Highest Paying Cities for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

The top 100 highest paying cities for kindergarten teachers, except special education (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of kindergarten teachers, except special education in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $108,880, Nassau-Suffolk, New York is the highest paying city for kindergarten teachers, except special education. It is followed by Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York (average annual salary $80,370). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of kindergarten teachers, except special education in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$108,880
1,350
2 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$80,370
240
3 Waterbury, Connecticut
$80,070
100
4 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$79,360
370
5 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$77,890
130
6 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$76,130
60
7 Danbury, Connecticut
$75,780
110
8 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$73,840
2,160
9 Peabody, Massachusetts
$73,550
120
10 Springfield, Massachusetts
$73,270
320
11 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$73,140
360
12 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$73,010
50
13 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$72,900
70
14 Modesto, California
$72,890
230
15 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$72,890
50
16 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$72,810
120
17 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$72,760
110
18 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$72,390
110
19 Brunswick, Georgia
$71,820
90
20 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$71,680
50
21 Yuba City, California
$71,460
110
22 Stockton, California
$70,920
530
23 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$70,660
1,120
24 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$70,600
100
25 Redding, California
$70,370
80
26 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$70,280
2,780
27 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$69,800
150
28 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$69,670
80
29 New Haven, Connecticut
$69,610
400
30 Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$69,410
30
31 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$69,240
450
32 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$69,190
520
33 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
$69,090
n/a
34 Napa, California
$68,690
n/a
35 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$68,200
620
36 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$68,050
80
37 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$68,040
200
38 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$67,770
1,820
39 Framingham, Massachusetts
$67,570
120
40 East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$67,530
60
41 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$67,440
1,170
42 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$67,410
70
43 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$67,240
2,170
44 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$66,800
170
45 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$66,580
180
46 Worcester, Massachusetts
$66,530
240
47 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$66,470
50
48 Kingston, New York
$66,390
80
49 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$66,390
8,040
50 Visalia-Porterville, California
$66,150
350
51 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$65,930
1,350
52 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$65,850
240
53 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$65,690
70
54 Bellingham, Washington
$65,560
260
55 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$65,100
330
56 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$65,010
310
57 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$64,970
620
58 Rockford, Illinois
$64,950
80
59 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$64,450
80
60 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$64,420
170
61 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$64,310
1,470
62 Springfield, Missouri
$64,310
210
63 Spokane, Washington
$63,680
750
64 Sheboygan, Wisconsin
$63,500
30
65 Glens Falls, New York
$63,370
60
66 Camden, New Jersey
$63,050
820
67 Tacoma, Washington
$62,790
820
68 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$62,480
2,070
69 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$62,410
110
70 Corpus Christi, Texas
$62,270
260
71 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$62,250
440
72 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$62,220
5,370
73 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$62,220
1,160
74 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$62,060
100
75 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$62,040
120
76 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$61,910
780
77 Elmira, New York
$61,680
100
78 Syracuse, New York
$61,650
220
79 Salinas, California
$61,490
260
80 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$61,120
3,260
81 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$61,100
120
82 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$61,090
440
83 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$61,050
1,310
84 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$61,010
1,020
85 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$60,990
40
86 Sandusky, Ohio
$60,940
70
87 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$60,940
90
88 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$60,930
250
89 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$60,810
120
90 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$60,640
2,440
91 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$60,500
1,280
92 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$60,380
1,010
93 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$60,250
240
94 Toledo, Ohio
$60,210
200
95 Corvallis, Oregon
$60,190
30
96 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$60,090
220
97 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$59,980
50
98 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$59,900
180
99 Olympia, Washington
$59,840
490
100 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$59,780
330
See also: Highest paying industries for kindergarten teachers, except special education.