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Occupational Summary for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education (25-2011)
in the Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook region

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Description: 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).
Employment Projections
Region Employment Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 5,344 6,357 101 150 251
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 82 90 1 2 3
Current Job Openings
Job Title Location Order Number Wage Offered
Teacher St Helens 1242466 $10.00/hr to $25.00/hr DOE
Assistant Teacher Seaside 1234976 $10.44/hr
Preschool Teacher, Lead Cannon Beach 1230830 DOE, Neg.
Teacher Warrenton 1229198 $12.80/hr
Temporary Teacher Saint Helens 1211513 $12.80/hr
Teacher Seaside 1211512 $12.80/hr
Assistant Teacher Beaver 1211509 $10.44/hr
Assistant Teacher Saint Helens 1211506 $10.44/hr
Certified Pre-School Teacher Tillamook 1190375 DOE
Associate Teacher - Wahtonka The Dalles 1253721 $12.47/hr to $14.15/hr
Wages
Region ----- 2014 Wages -----
Median Hourly Avg
Annual
Middle Range
Oregon Statewide $11.85 $27,282 $10.04 - 15.30
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 13.06 27,975 11.10 - 15.85
Industries of Employment
private sector only
Industry 2012
Employment
Total All Industries 82
Total All Industries 82
Health Care and Social Assistance 68
Other Services (except Government) 13
Occupations with Similar Skills
Occupation Skill Overlap
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 93%
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 84%
Middle School Teachers, Except Special And Career/Technical Education 79%
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special And Career/Technical Education 73%
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 73%
Statewide Employment Analysis
Employment in this occupation in 2012 was much larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be much higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at a somewhat faster rate than the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist for trained workers.

Regional Employment Analysis
Employment in this occupation in 2012 was somewhat larger than the regional average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be somewhat higher than the regional average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at a somewhat slower rate than the regional average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.
Educational Requirements
The typical entry level education for this occupation is an Associate's degree. Those with a Bachelor's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market.