Pre-Kindergarten Teachers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $12.61 per hour; Preschool Teachers, Head Teachers, and Daycare Teachers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $11.54, approximately $10.50, and $10.31, respectively. Teacher Assistants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $9.30.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $10.92 per hour. The largest slice of the Primrose Schools workforce (59 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $10.33 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $12.25 per hour) can be spotted in Orlando, Fla.; Mooresville, N.C. (about $11.88), Broomfield, Colo. ($10.86), and Houston, Texas ($10.48) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $9.98) is Louisville, Ky. Within the firm, employees working in North Carolina take home the most — approximately $12.25 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $12.04 per hour for Teacher Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. Regarding pay and education, Primrose Schools pays those with a B.A. in Psychology the most — $11.50.
Employees who count Oral / Verbal Communication among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $11.00 per hour. Childhood Education is regularly seen around here; a majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Curriculum Planning, Activities for Children, and Spanish Language.
At Primrose Schools, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Two-fifths of workers receive paid vacation, and only one in eight workers get sick leave. One in four workers report contributing to a 401(k). About one in three workers can count on health insurance, and roughly one in five workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Perks also include a casual working environment and life insurance.