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How much does a Kindergarten Teacher make in North Carolina?

Average Kindergarten Teacher Yearly Salary in North Carolina

Kindergarten Teachers earn a median salary of $40,900 per year. Salaries typically start from $32,820 and go up to $56,230.

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

56%
Full-Time
44%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.5
SCORE
114
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 North Carolina earn:

N/A an hour $56,230
per year
Senior Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Senior Kindergarten Teachers in North Carolina earn:

N/A an hour $48,200
per year
Experienced Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Experienced Kindergarten Teachers in North Carolina earn:

N/A an hour $40,900
per year
Junior Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Junior Kindergarten Teachers in North Carolina earn:

N/A an hour $35,790
per year
Starting Kindergarten Teacher Earnings

Starting Kindergarten Teachers in North Carolina earn:

N/A an hour $32,820
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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