Headstart Teacher Career

*A job as a Headstart Teacher falls under the broader career category of Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.

Job Description for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education : 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. May be required to hold State certification.


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Preschool Teachers, Except Special Educatio Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$33,300

Median Hourly Wage

$16.01*

Total Employed Nationally

385,550


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.