Kindergarten Teachers
(Except Special Education)

6.4/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $29.28 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 6% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
Assisting and Caring for Others
very important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education' job openings is expected to rise 4.3% by 2031
'Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education' was $60,900, or $29.28 hourly
'Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education' are paid 33.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as kindergarten teachers, except special education?

As of 2021 there were 120,730 people employed as Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education within the United States.
This represents around 0.09% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education.

Job description

Teach academic and social skills to kindergarten students.

SOC Code: 25-2012.00


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Salvador (No chance) says
An Early Years Educator teaches the essence of what is to be a moral human being by imitation of quality of care: empathy, emotional self-regulation, conflict resolution, tact, respect, gesture, etc...
Aug 12, 2019 at 12:45 PM
Yasin (Small chance) says
Elementary teachers has to have human emotions
Jul 02, 2019 at 12:50 AM
Sarah (No chance) says
Kindergarden teachers would never be replaced by robots because these teachers are there to teach children how to read, write and do math.
Jun 25, 2019 at 10:29 PM

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