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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: $14.78
Statewide median: $19.62

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Preschool Teachers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$11.08 $14.01 $18.67
Minnesota
$12.76 $14.78 $18.39
Central Minnesota
$10.95 $12.91 $17.46
Northeast Minnesota
$12.24 $15 $27.45
Northwest Minnesota
$11.77 $15.69 $20.07
Southeast Minnesota
$12.32 $16.06 $18.62
Southwest Minnesota
$10.72 $14.53 $17.94
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$13.18 $14.8 $18.14

* "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 6580 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 high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 2350 new Preschool Teachers to meet market demand between 2014-2024. 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
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 441000 470600 29600 6.7%
Minnesota 7457 7630 173 2.3%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2014 2024 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 964 1028 64 6.6%
Northeast Minnesota 487 464 -23 -4.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4370 4485 115 2.6%
Northwest Minnesota 635 653 18 2.8%
Southeast Minnesota 535 527 -8 -1.4%
Southwest Minnesota 451 464 13 2.8%


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