Early Childhood Education Jobs in New Hampshire

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While New Hampshire is home to some of the largest ski mountains on the East Coast, your entry into a career in early childhood education may not result in a high salary. For the most part, pay in New Hampshire is about average for preschool education administrators, special education teachers, and preschool teachers. Boston, Manchester and Portsmouth have salaries close to the national average. Yet, for kindergarten teachers, the average income is among the lowest in the country.

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New Hampshire Salary Rankings

#17

in the US for Childcare Workers

#18

in the US for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare

#21

in the US for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

#27

in the US for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

#45

in the US for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

Early Childhood Jobs in New Hampshire

Occupation Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median
Childcare Workers 2,590 $20,480 check105%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 2,470 $26,230 eks97%
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School 1,080 $51,790 eks96%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 520 $39,880 eks80%
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 490 $42,980 check103%
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare 280 $42,260 eks96%
eks = Salary below nat’l. avg.     check = Salary above nat’l. avg.

City-Level Job Stats

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Statistics for Childcare Workers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 8,780 $25,080 check129%
Manchester, NH 580 $21,170 check109%
Rochester-Dover, NH-ME 280 $18,440 eks95%
Portsmouth, NH-ME 100 $20,520 check105%
eks = Salary below nat’l. avg.     check = Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1,700 $52,430 check119%
Manchester, NH 30 $45,480 check103%
eks = Salary below nat’l. avg.     check = Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 2,500 $55,470 check111%
Portsmouth, NH-ME 50 $46,510 eks93%
Rochester-Dover, NH-ME 30 $37,760 eks75%
eks = Salary below nat’l. avg.     check = Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 12,300 $31,260 check115%
Manchester, NH 330 $23,000 eks85%
Rochester-Dover, NH-ME 300 $25,170 eks93%
Portsmouth, NH-ME 170 $27,130 eks100%
eks = Salary below nat’l. avg.     check = Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 5,020 $61,790 check115%
Manchester, NH 160 $52,570 eks98%
Rochester-Dover, NH-ME 90 $50,570 eks94%
Portsmouth, NH-ME 60 $57,840 check107%
eks = Salary below nat’l. avg.     check = Salary above nat’l. avg.

Data source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012

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