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How much does a Kindergarten Teacher make in Missouri?

Average Kindergarten Teacher Yearly Salary in Missouri

Kindergarten Teachers earn a median salary of $49,960 per year. Salaries typically start from $32,720 and go up to $75,520.

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

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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).

Employment Type Mix

55%
Full-Time
45%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.5
SCORE
110
RATINGS
Kindergarten Teachers average a score of 2.5 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Kindergarten Teachers in the 4th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Kindergarten Teacher Earnings by Seniority

Top End Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

The highest earning Kindergarten Teachers in Missouri earn:

N/A an hour $75,520
per year
Senior Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Senior Kindergarten Teachers in Missouri earn:

N/A an hour $61,410
per year
Experienced Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Experienced Kindergarten Teachers in Missouri earn:

N/A an hour $49,960
per year
Junior Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Junior Kindergarten Teachers in Missouri earn:

N/A an hour $40,250
per year
Starting Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Starting Kindergarten Teachers in Missouri earn:

N/A an hour $32,720
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Kindergarten Teacher salary comparison

Kindergarten Teachers earn more than 55% percent of Education & Childcare careers in Missouri. Kindergarten Teacher salaries are in the top 53% of all careers in Missouri.

Principal Salary in Missouri $90k
Nurse Educator Salary in Missouri $70k
School Psychologist Salary in Missouri $65k
Professor Salary in Missouri $59k
Special Education Teacher Salary in Missouri $51k
Kindergarten Teacher Salary $49k
Elementary School Teacher Salary in Missouri $48k
Health Educator Salary in Missouri $45k
School Counselor Salary in Missouri $44k
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary in Missouri $32k
Teacher Assistant Salary in Missouri $23k
Childcare Worker Salary in Missouri $19k
Source:

Historical salary for Kindergarten Teachers in Missouri

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