Training Requirements for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Preschool teachers, except special education need an associate's degree.

Degrees for Preschool teachers, except special education
Percent
Less than High School 1.4
High School 12.6
Some College 23.0
Associates Degree 15.6
Bachelors Degree 33.2
Masters Degree 13.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.1

Employment Outlook for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

This represents about 441,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 29,000 more preschool teachers, except special education but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 158,000 more.

Typical Income for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Hourly Income

On average,preschool teachers, except special education make $16.01 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Preschool teachers, except special education $9.34 $10.94 $13.84 $18.44 $26.11
Education, training, and library occupations $10.49 $15.30 $23.08 $32.42 $44.66
Preschool and kindergarten teachers $9.76 $11.88 $16.35 $23.98 $32.09
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, preschool teachers, except special education make $33,300 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Preschool teachers, except special education $19,430 $22,750 $28,790 $38,350 $54,310
Education, training, and library occupations $21,820 $31,830 $48,000 $67,430 $92,890
Preschool, primary, secondary, and special education school teachers $32,820 $42,550 $54,720 $70,390 $88,430
Preschool and kindergarten teachers $20,290 $24,720 $34,010 $49,880 $66,750
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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