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Highest Paying Industries for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

The top 24 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $52,660, local government, including schools and hospitals is the highest paying industry for kindergarten teachers, except special education. It is followed by elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry (average annual salary $52,660). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of kindergarten teachers, except special education in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 24 Highest Paying Industries for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$52,660
133,260
2 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$52,660
133,180
3 Educational Services - Local government owned
$52,660
133,200
4 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$52,640
133,640
5 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$51,320
150,730
6 Educational Services
$51,300
151,210
7 Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$48,780
360
8 State government, including schools and hospitals
$48,670
n/a
9 Educational Services - State government owned
$48,670
n/a
10 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$44,270
60
11 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$44,270
60
12 Federal, State, and Local Government
$44,270
60
13 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$44,140
60
14 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$43,970
40
15 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$41,950
390
16 Educational Support Services
$41,840
390
17 Educational Services - Privately owned
$41,250
n/a
18 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$41,240
n/a
19 Individual and Family Services
$37,200
500
20 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$33,880
40
21 Social Assistance
$33,010
6,640
22 Civic and Social Organizations
$33,000
50
23 Health Care and Social Assistance
$32,970
6,680
24 Child Day Care Services
$32,580
6,090
See also: Highest paying cities for kindergarten teachers, except special education.