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Preschool Teachers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $14.50
Statewide median: $18.15

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Preschool Teachers

Area Low Median High
U S
$8.96 $13.42 $24.16
Minnesota
$9.92 $14.50 $24.69
Central Minnesota
$10.11 $14.23 $23.19
Northeast Minnesota
$10 $13.90 $24.52
Northwest Minnesota
$10.19 $17.78 $28.29
Southeast Minnesota
$9.73 $13.46 $20.26
Southwest Minnesota
$8.45 $11.72 $21.62
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$10.07 $14.65 $24.84

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 6,190 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Preschool Teachers most often work?

 

Current Demand

This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 3,100 new Preschool Teachers to meet market demand between 2012-2022. 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
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 438,200 514,600 76,400 17.4%
Minnesota 8,120 8,944 824 10.1%
  2010 2020 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 909 1,158 249 27.4%
Northeast Minnesota 417 454 37 8.9%
Northwest Minnesota 604 665 61 10.1%
Southwest Minnesota 347 375 28 8.1%
Southeast Minnesota 472 535 63 13.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,463 4,938 475 10.6%


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