Female teacher leading five young children on a tour of a botanical garden

Preschool Teachers 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.

Sample of reported job titles: Early Childhood Teacher, Group Teacher, Head Start Teacher, Lead Teacher, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher (Pre-K Teacher), Preschool Teacher

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $13.81/hr
  • 179 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2016-2021: 2%
  • Retirement Risk: 21% of Local Employees are Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 2% of Local Employees are Male

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*

Graphic Literacy
4 4 5

Training and Prep

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.