WORK DESCRIPTION Child Development

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Child Development
DESCRIPTION
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The child development program is designed to
prepare students for employment in preschool
programs. Graduates may be employed as aides,
teachers, or directors of private preschool
programs.
Preschool teachers work in schools, childcare
centers, and charitable organizations. Many
work the traditional month month school year,
but some work the full year.
JOB OUTLOOK
Employment of preschool teachers is projected to
grow seventeen percent from 2012 to 2022,
faster than the average for all occupations.
Growth is expected due to a continued focus on
the importance of early childhood education and
the growing population of children ages three to
five.
For career information or guidance, contact
Career Services Center
205.391.2204
[email protected]
POTENTIAL SALARIES
According to America’s Career Infonet, statistics show the following:
Location
United States
Alabama
Pay
Period
2014 Salary Range
Low
High
Hourly
$8.98
$24.46
Yearly
$18,700
$50,900
Hourly
$8.24
$20.92
Yearly
$17,100
$43,500
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