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How much does a Kindergarten Teacher make in Nebraska?

Average Kindergarten Teacher Yearly Salary in Nebraska

Kindergarten Teachers earn a median salary of $47,910 per year. Salaries typically start from $35,070 and go up to $64,570.

Learn more about the Kindergarten Teacher job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what Kindergarten Teachers earn in other states.

Where one works has an impact on a kindergarten teacher’s starting salary. Salaries can vary from district to district and from state to state. Urban areas tend to offer higher kindergarten teacher salaries, but the cost of living is also higher. While a kindergarten teacher may earn less in a rural area, they'll probably spend less for rent, food, gas, and other expenses.

Kindergarten teachers at public primary schools generally fare better with their salary than those teaching at private schools. As well, possessing an advanced degree can lead to a higher starting salary. According to Huffington Post, school districts in the United States pay more than $8.6 billion per year in bonuses for teachers with a master’s degree (bonuses range from $1,423 to $10,777).

How to Become a Kindergarten Teacher

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Kindergarten Teacher Earnings by Seniority

Top End Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

The highest earning Kindergarten Teachers in Nebraska earn:

N/A an hour $64,570
per year
Senior Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Senior Kindergarten Teachers in Nebraska earn:

N/A an hour $56,980
per year
Experienced Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Experienced Kindergarten Teachers in Nebraska earn:

N/A an hour $47,910
per year
Junior Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Junior Kindergarten Teachers in Nebraska earn:

N/A an hour $41,430
per year
Starting Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Starting Kindergarten Teachers in Nebraska earn:

N/A an hour $35,070
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Kindergarten Teacher salary comparison

Kindergarten Teachers earn less than 59% percent of Education & Childcare careers in Nebraska. Kindergarten Teacher salaries are in the top 58% of all careers in Nebraska.

Principal Salary in Nebraska $90k
School Psychologist Salary in Nebraska $63k
Music Teacher Salary in Nebraska $59k
Physical Education Teacher Salary in Nebraska $53k
Special Education Teacher Salary in Nebraska $52k
Elementary School Teacher Salary in Nebraska $50k
Kindergarten Teacher Salary $47k
Health Educator Salary in Nebraska $44k
Clergy Salary in Nebraska $43k
Teacher Assistant Salary in Nebraska $22k
Childcare Worker Salary in Nebraska $19k

Historical salary for Kindergarten Teachers in Nebraska

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Kindergarten Teacher

Interested in becoming a Kindergarten Teacher? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good kindergarten teacher? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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