When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($14.00 per hour) can be spotted in Pittsburgh, Pa.; Bedford, Mass. (approximately $13.00), Atlanta, Ga. ($11.25), and Princeton, N.J. (about $11.00) are the next top-paying cities. At around $9.00, Henderson, Nev. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $13.84 per hour) in Illinois.
Earning $13.25 per hour on average, Assistant Child Care Directors receive the most money, followed by Preschool Teachers ($13.05), Toddler Teachers (about $11.67), and Daycare Teachers (approximately $10.91). Near the bottom at The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development are Assistant Preschool Teachers, pulling in an average of just $9.58.
Years of Experience
Average pay is around $12.01 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (54 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $11.16 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Teacher Certifications earn $14.11 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. At The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at $14.36.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Curriculum Planning; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $12.01 per hour. A garden variety skill at The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development is Childhood Education; a fair number of The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Activities for Children, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Spanish Language.
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
The benefits packages at The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development can sometimes lack paid time off; 29 percent get paid vacation days, and 9 percent receive paid sick leave. More than a third of workers save for retirement through The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for over a third of workers, and for slightly less than a fourth workers, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and day care.