When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $15.48 per hour) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Rockville, Md. ($14.86), Bedford, Mass. (approximately $13.00), and Princeton, N.J. ($11.00) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Aurora, Ill. at $9.15. By state, The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development employees make the most in Virginia, earning around $14.00 per hour on average.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Preschool Assistant Directors, Preschool Teachers, Daycare Teachers, and Head Teachers; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $14.00 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $12.92, $12.00, and $11.48, respectively. Financial compensation for Teacher Assistants is rather low — on average only $9.48 — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of around $10.65 per hour. Overall, the greater share of The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $11.67 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Teacher Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $12.94 per hour. The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in approximately $12.24 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Customer Service; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $15.00 per hour. A garden variety skill at The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development is Childhood Education; a strong majority of The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning, and Spanish Language as well.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development's employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development gives paid vacation to a fifth of respondents and paid sick leave to one in seven employees. More than two-fifths of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for just over two-fifths of workers, and for just under one in three workers, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement and day care.