Career Attributes

  • $42,670
  • 154,400
  • 3.1
  • 8.0%
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Early Childhood Education
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How much does a Kindergarten Teacher make in New York?

Average Kindergarten Teacher Yearly Salary in New York

Kindergarten Teachers earn an average yearly salary of $72,510. Salaries typically start from $37,490 and go up to $120,210.

Average Kindergarten Teacher Hourly Wage in New York

Kindergarten Teachers earn an average hourly wage of $34.86. Hourly wages typically start from $18.02 and go up to $57.79.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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).

Employment Type Mix

61%
Full-Time
39%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.4
SCORE
185
RATINGS
Kindergarten Teachers average a score of 2.4 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Kindergarten Teachers in the 2th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Kindergarten Teacher satisfaction

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Kindergarten Teacher Earnings by Seniority

Top End Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

The highest earning Kindergarten Teachers in New York earn:

$57.79
an hour
$120,210
per year
Senior Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Senior Kindergarten Teachers in New York earn:

$47.09
an hour
$97,950
per year
Experienced Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Experienced Kindergarten Teachers in New York earn:

$30.99
an hour
$64,460
per year
Junior Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Junior Kindergarten Teachers in New York earn:

$23.83
an hour
$49,570
per year
Starting Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Starting Kindergarten Teachers in New York earn:

$18.02
an hour
$37,490
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Kindergarten Teacher Salary Comparison

Kindergarten Teachers earn more than 63% percent of similar careers in New York.

School Psychologist Salary $89k
High School Teacher Salary $81k
Professor Salary $79k
Special Education Teacher Salary $78k
Physical Education Teacher Salary $75k
Kindergarten Teacher Salary $72k
Elementary School Teacher Salary $67k
Librarian Salary $67k
Childcare Program Administrator Salary $67k
School Counselor Salary $66k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

  • $42,670
  • 154,400
  • 3.1
  • 8.0%
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Early Childhood Education
More Attributes