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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).

Occupation Projection for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
252011  Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 16,146 16,437 291 1.80 % 702 870 29 1,601 Associate's degree 

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    13,130  81 % 13,070  79 % -60  -0 % $34,290
Social Assistance    12,830  79 % 12,720  77 % -110  -1 % $34,200
Educational Services    2,290  14 % 2,610  16 % 320  14 % $56,070
Educational Services    2,290  14 % 2,610  16 % 320  14 % $56,070
Other Services (except Government)    470  3 % 500  3 % 30  7 % $33,140
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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