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National Compensation Survey - Wages


Major Occupational Groups: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | K
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MOG A—Professional Occupations
TEACHERS A155 PREKINDERGARTEN AND KINDERGARTEN TEACHERS Exclude Elementary School Teachers (A156), Child Care Workers (K468), and Early Childhood Teacher's Assistants (K467).
Prekindergarten Teachers—-Organize and lead activities of children in nursery schools, day care, head start centers, or in playrooms operated for patrons of theaters, department stores, hotels and similar establishments. Instruct children in activities to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth.

Kindergarten Teachers—-Teach elemental, natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art and literature to children from 4 to 6 years old, to promote their physical, mental and social development. Also supervise activities such as field visits, group discussions, etc. to broaden physical and social skills.

Last modified: October 16, 2001