When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $13.26 per hour) can be spotted in Austin, Texas; Orlando, Fla. ($13.25), Cary, N.C. (around $13.13), and Dallas, Texas ($11.46) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($9.13) in Tampa, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in North Carolina, where the average salary is approximately $12.46 per hour.
Preschool Teachers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $12.94 per hour; Daycare Teachers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $10.74, while Head Teachers and Toddler Teachers rank near the top as well ($10.49 and about $10.05, respectively). With salaries averaging $9.75, Day Care Workers are among the lowest paid at Primrose Schools.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $11.78 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Primrose Schools employees (57 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $10.45 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Early Childhood Educator s earn around $12.95 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Regarding pay and education, Primrose Schools pays those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) the most — $16.75.
When it comes to skills, Customer Service seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $12.04 per hour. A garden variety skill at Primrose Schools is Childhood Education; a solid majority of Primrose Schools' people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning, and Oral / Verbal Communication as well.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Primrose Schools' employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Primrose Schools provides an optional 401(k) plan, and slightly less than a third of workers participate. Primrose Schools provides health insurance to over a third of workers, and about a fourth of workers do receive dental coverage. Some other perks are day care and tuition reimbursement.