Elementary school and kindergarten teachers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 4032  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Elementary school and kindergarten teachers teach basic subjects such as reading, writing and arithmetic or specialized subjects such as English or French as a second language at public and private elementary schools.

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Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for elementary school and kindergarten teachers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $9,737
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $20,688
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $37,574
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $71,499
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $69,432
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for elementary school and kindergarten teachers.

Gender Median Income
Male $69,432
Female $75,554
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (4 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for elementary school and kindergarten teachers.

$39,000.00
Lowest Observed
$99,935.00
Highest Observed
$39,000.00
25th Percentile
$68,733.75
Average
$68,000.00
Median
$68,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for elementary school and kindergarten teachers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 130
25 to 34 years 2,280
35 to 44 years 2,740
45 to 54 years 2,130
55 to 64 years 745
65 to 74 years 160
75 years and over 0
Total 8,185
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for elementary school and kindergarten teachers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 2,765
Part Time 5,725
Total 8,485
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for elementary school and kindergarten teachers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 1,375
Female 6,825
Total 8,180
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for elementary school and kindergarten teachers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 8,185
Self Employed 0
Total 8,185
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for elementary school and kindergarten teachers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 8,090
Unemployed 105
Total 8,185
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for elementary school and kindergarten teachers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 10
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 80
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 230
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 90
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 8,080
Total 8,485
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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