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Preschool Teachers

Job Information

Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.


  • Training requirements are set by each State and range from a high school diploma to a college degree, although a high school diploma and a little experience is adequate for many preschool teaching jobs.
  • Employment of preschool teachers is projected to grow faster than the average through 2018. Job prospects are expected to be excellent due to high turnover.


Personality I like helping others
Salary $26,620/yr ($13.31/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education Some college, no degree