Early Childhood Education

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Occupation Description

Preschool teachers help preschool-aged children learn activities intended to endorse social, physical, and academic growth needed for primary school. In many cases they should hold State certification.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

340350

Job Openings By 2020

232400

Growth Rate

24.9%

Required Education

Associate's degree
Specific Programs:
Associates in Early Childhood Education

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth