When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $12.72 per hour) can be spotted in Richmond, Va.; Mooresville, N.C. ($11.88), Houston, Texas (approximately $10.48), and Jacksonville, Fla. ($10.00) are the next top-paying cities. Katy, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $9.74. By state, Primrose Schools pays its Virginia employees the most; the pay rate there is about $12.72 per hour.
Preschool Teachers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $11.67 per hour; Head Teachers, Daycare Teachers, and Teacher Assistants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $10.75, $10.48, and about $9.70, respectively.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $10.72 per hour. The largest fraction of Primrose Schools people (53 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $10.61 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Teacher Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $12.04 per hour. At Primrose Schools, employees who hold a B.A. in Psychology receive the highest pay at $11.50.
Employees who count Spanish Language among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $11.65 per hour. Childhood Education is a popular skill among Primrose Schools workers, with the larger part of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning, and Food Preparation as well.
Primrose Schools' employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only 43 percent at Primrose Schools enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in seven survey participants can take sick leave. Just under one in three workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Nearly two in five workers have health insurance, and benefits for roughly one in four workers also include dental insurance. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment and life insurance.