Preschool Teacher

What Does A Preschool Teacher Do?

Preschool teachers teach reading, writing, science, and other topics to children who are 5 years old and not yet in kindergarten.

How Do I Become A Preschool Teacher?

Completing a two-year college program or four-year bachelor’s degree in early childhood education may be required to obtain this position in many locations.

What is the Average Salary For A Preschool Teacher?

High – 54,000
Median – 28,000
Low – 19,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Preschool Teacher?

  • Science – As much as possible, including psychology!
  • Math
  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication

What Is The Work Environment For A Preschool Teacher?

Preschool teachers are typically employed by preschools, day care centers, and elementary schools. Many work the traditional 10-month school year, but some work the full year.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Preschool Teacher?

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

What Degrees Should I Consider If I Want To Be A Preschool Teacher?