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Preschool Teachers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $18.24
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Preschool Teachers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$14.16 $15.04 $19.24
Minnesota
$14.46 $18.24 $19.26
Central Minnesota
$14.40 $18.08 $22.23
Northeast Minnesota
$13.79 $16.70 $18.82
Northwest Minnesota
$14.98 $18.56 $23.21
Southeast Minnesota
$14.21 $17.08 $18.79
Southwest Minnesota
$14.02 $17.30 $18.96
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$14.42 $18.18 $18.90

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 9,520 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Preschool Teachers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 12,439 new Preschool Teachers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Preschool Teachers
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 469,600 556,000 86,400 18.4%
Minnesota 9,719 11,579 1,860 19.1%
Central Minnesota 939 1,121 182 19.4%
Northeast Minnesota 395 475 80 20.3%
Southeast Minnesota 692 835 143 20.7%
Southwest Minnesota 503 604 101 20.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 6,496 7,760 1,264 19.5%
Northwest Minnesota 675 787 112 16.6%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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