Florida Preschool Teachers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Preschool Teachers in Florida

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Fast Facts for Preschool Teachers in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Gainesville, Panama City and Fort Walton Beach
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Deltona, Lakeland and Cape Coral
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Orlando

Salaries for Preschool Teachers in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Cape Coral, Sarasota and Fort Lauderdale

Schools for Preschool Teachers in Florida are listed below.

Selected Preschool Teacher Training Schools in Florida

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: Undergraduate in Early Childhood, Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Administration, MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12), more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: M.Ed. - Program Specialist in Early Childhood Specialist, M.Ed. Teaching and Learning - Elementary Education , MA in Teaching - Elementary Education, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Doctor of Management – Higher Education Teaching and Learning
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Instructional Design & Technology
  • Degrees: Master

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

  • Programs: Master's (M.Ed.) - Instructional Design and Technology, Master's (M.Ed.) - Curriculum and Instruction for Educators
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Early Childhood Education - EdS, Early Childhood Education - PhD in Education, Early Childhood Education - Doctor of Education, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

  • Programs: M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Curriculum & Instruction: Early Childhood Education, M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Social Studies, M.Ed. in Career and Technical Education, more...
  • Degrees: Master
Keiser University Campus
Daytona Beach, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Melbourne, Miami, New Port Richey, Orlando, Port Saint Lucie, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa, West Palm Beach

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

  • Programs: Education Specialist in Educational Leadership, PhD in Educational Leadership, Master of Science in Education, Online Teaching and Learning, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master
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More Florida Preschool Teacher Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Barry University Miami Doctorate 8,733
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Tallahassee Masters & First Professional 11,562
Florida Gulf Coast University Fort Myers Doctorate 9,339
Florida Southern College Lakeland Masters 2,295
Florida State University Tallahassee Doctorate & First Professional 40,555
Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale Doctorate & First Professional 27,518
Southeastern University Lakeland Lakeland Masters 3,069
The University of West Florida Pensacola Doctorate 10,358
University of Central Florida Orlando Doctorate 48,398
University of Florida Gainesville Doctorate & First Professional 51,725
University of North Florida Jacksonville Doctorate 16,406
University of South Florida Tampa Doctorate & First Professional 44,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Preschool Teachers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Preschool Teachers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Preschool Teachers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Gainesville 360 $20920 1.08
Homosassa Springs 40 $35910 0.43
Jacksonville 1640 $24220 0.98
Cape Coral 390 $25010 0.61
Fort Myers 390 $25010 0.61
Crestview 150 $23350 0.57
Fort Walton Beach 150 $23350 0.57
Destin 150 $23350 0.57
Deltona 270 $19510 0.56
Daytona Beach 270 $19510 0.56
Ormond Beach 270 $19510 0.56
Orlando 2010 $24210 0.67
Kissimmee 2010 $24210 0.67
Sanford 2010 $24210 0.67
Palm Bay 560 $21790 1.07
Melbourne 560 $21790 1.07
Titusville 560 $21790 1.07
Panama City 310 $20570 1.43
Pensacola 360 $21970 0.84
Ferry Pass 360 $21970 0.84
Brent 360 $21970 0.84
Port St. Lucie 310 $24600 0.89
Punta Gorda 100 $21780 0.83
Lakeland 380 $24570 0.69
Winter Haven 380 $24570 0.69
Miami 7060 $25040 1.08
Fort Lauderdale 7060 $25040 1.08
West Palm Beach 7060 $25040 1.08
Naples 220 $25310 0.63
Immokalee 220 $25310 0.63
Marco Island 220 $25310 0.63
North Port 330 $25380 0.45
Sarasota 330 $25380 0.45
Bradenton 330 $25380 0.45
Ocala 200 $25290 0.77
Sebastian 110 $27650 0.91
Vero Beach 110 $27650 0.91
Sebring 80 $25280 1.27
Tallahassee 280 $29040 0.65
Tampa 3910 $24230 1.2
St. Petersburg 3910 $24230 1.2
Clearwater 3910 $24230 1.2
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