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Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education (25-2011)

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. Substitute teachers are included in Teachers and Instructors, All Other (25-3099). May be required to hold State certification. Excludes Childcare Workers (39-9011) and Special Education Teachers (25-2050).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 702 750 6.84 29 44 78
United States 523600 560500 0.0 21500 32900 58100
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 17.57 10.53 12.61 15.35 20.36 28.00
Alaska 17.76 10.99 12.43 15.99 19.09 25.80
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 16.14 10.74 11.60 14.02 17.42 20.78
Fairbanks North Star Borough 17.28 11.91 14.56 17.29 20.41 23.35
Balance of State 21.59 15.58 16.81 18.83 25.13 31.47

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.