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How much does a preschool teacher make?

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As of 2014, preschool teachers make an average annual wage of $27,130, or $13.04 per hour, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The annual salary varies depending on several factors, including geographic location, education, experience and employment sector.

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Preschool teachers working for private, religious or for-profit institutions earn an average of $25,200 per year. Those who work for organizations that use the term "day care" make an average of $23,520 annually, as of 2014. Preschool teachers who work for public schools earn an average of $39,470 per year. Those that have a teaching license typically earn more than those that are not licensed.

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