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Preschool Teachers

Instruct young children in activities that are designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$18.78 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  18.4%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Assist students with special educational needs.
  • Provide for basic needs of children.
  • Apply multiple teaching methods.
  • Read to students.
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Job Title Examples:

Headstart Teacher
Toddler Teacher
Kindergarten Teacher

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