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Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

in Massachusetts

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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
252011  Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 17,301 19,706 2,405 13.90 % 746 240 506 Associate's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    14,190  82 % 16,380  83 % 2,190  15 % $33,100
Social Assistance    13,920  80 % 16,010  81 % 2,090  15 % $33,070
Educational Services    1,870  11 % 1,980  10 % 110  6 % $55,480
Educational Services    1,870  11 % 1,980  10 % 110  6 % $55,480
Other Services (except Government)    840  5 % 900  5 % 60  8 % $32,620
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    830  5 % 890  5 % 60  8 % $32,620
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