Preschool Teachers
(Except Special Education)

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
21%
risk level
POLLING
18.8%
Based on 100 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
15.1%
by year 2032
WAGES
$37,130
or $17.85 per hour
Volume
430,240
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.9/10

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Automation risk

21% (Low Risk)

Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Originality

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Persuasion

User poll

18.8% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a minimal chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 21% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Sentiment

The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)

Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education' job openings is expected to rise 15.1% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education' was $37,130, or $17 per hour

'Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education' were paid 22.7% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 430,240 people employed as 'Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education' within the United States.

This represents around 0.28% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 352 people are employed as 'Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education'.

Job description

Instruct preschool-aged students, following curricula or lesson plans, in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth.

SOC Code: 25-2011.00

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Comments

PreschoolTeacherintheMaking (No chance) says
Anyone who thinks preschool teachers can be replaced by robots is a fool
Dec 04, 2019 at 03:59 AM
IHatePreSchoolTeachers (Highly likely) says
PRE SCHOOL TEACHERS SHOULD DEFINITELY BE REPLACED BY ROBOTS
Sep 24, 2019 at 03:57 AM
Sarah (No chance) says
Preschool teachers are always creative with lesson planning and helping children. That job will not go away anytime soon.
Jun 25, 2019 at 10:25 PM
FuturePreschoolTeacher says
This job will NEVER be automated! Nobody can ever replace teachers with robots! NEVER!
Apr 25, 2019 at 05:49 PM

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