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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: $15.57
Statewide median: $18.88

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Preschool Teachers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$10.88 $13.85 $18.52
Minnesota
$12.94 $15.57 $19.72
Central Minnesota
$11.41 $14.1 $18.74
Northeast Minnesota
$13.74 $17.53 $24.7
Northwest Minnesota
$11.68 $16.02 $21.65
Southeast Minnesota
$13.1 $16.27 $19.76
Southwest Minnesota
$11.18 $15.4 $18.09
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$13.32 $15.64 $19.74

* "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 6470 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
  Employment Employment Change
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 441000 470600 29600 6.7%
Minnesota 7457 7630 173 2.3%
  2012 2022 Number Percent
Southwest Minnesota 458 475 17 3.7%
Southeast Minnesota 765 791 26 3.4%
Central Minnesota 897 1016 119 13.3%
Northwest Minnesota 529 557 28 5.3%
Northeast Minnesota 484 498 14 2.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5016 5631 615 12.3%


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