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Average Hourly Rate for Head Start Employees

How This Employer Pays

Head Start typically pays:
-8%
below market

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Employer: Head Start
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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$0$9$18$27
[-]Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) (28)
$9.98 - $17.34  
   
[-]Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) (28)
Hourly Rate$9.98 - $17.34  
   
[+]Teacher Assistant (14)
$7.58 - $14.93  
   
[+]Teacher Assistant (14)
Hourly Rate$7.58 - $14.93  
   
[+]Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School (7)
$9.88 - $25.53  
   
[+]Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School (7)
Hourly Rate$9.88 - $25.53  
   
[+]Family Service Worker (7)
$9.62 - $17.88  
   
[+]Family Service Worker (7)
Hourly Rate$9.62 - $17.88  
   
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 198
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Work Stress (?)

Highly stressful
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Highly flexible
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Typical Benefits
Vacation Weeks
1.4 Weeks
2.4 Weeks
Gender Breakdown
93%
6%
Data Not Available
Years of Experience
 
1-4
5-9
10-19
20+
5-9
10-19
 
Popular Perks
401(k), Paid Holidays / Vacation, Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays / Vacation, Casual Dress/Atmosphere, Paid Sick Leave

Key Stats

Gender

Female

93 %

female alumni

Male

7 %

male alumni
Hourly Rate
$9 - $16
Hourly Rate
$11 - $18

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

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