When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.25 per hour) can be spotted in Chicago; Richmond (around $13.50), Bedford (about $13.00), and Westford ($12.75) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Aurora; in fact, at $9.17 it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Virginia take home the most — approximately $14.00 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make around $10.20. The greater proportion of employees (48 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home $11.15 per hour.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Preschool Teachers, Daycare Teachers, Toddler Teachers, and Teacher Aides; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $12.54, the other salaries come in at $11.50, $10.50, and about $9.63, respectively. Teacher Assistants make approximately $9.40, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Infant/Toddler Caregivers receive bigger paychecks ($12.77) than those without credentials. Salaries typically rise to $12.66 per hour for accredited Teacher Certifications. At The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development, employees who hold a Bachelor of Education (BEd), Early Childhood Education receive the highest pay at about $13.75.
Employees who count Curriculum Planning among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $12.51. Childhood Education is regularly seen around here; more than half of those surveyed report it as a core competency.
The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development's employees are largely female (the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development can sometimes lack paid time off; 29 percent get paid vacation days, and 18 percent receive paid sick leave. Nearly one in four workers report contributing to a 401(k). Roughly one-half receive health insurance, and nearly one in three workers get dental coverage. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and day care.