Assistant Preschool Teacher Salary

An Assistant Preschool Teacher earns an average wage of $10.27 per hour. A skill in Spanish Language is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$16,912 - $35,517
$17K
$25K
$36K
MEDIAN: $24,768
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$8.37 - $14.16
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MEDIAN: $10.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$16,912 - $35,517  
   
Bonus
$203.47  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,423 - $30,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.37 - $14.16  
   
Overtime
$11.21 - $19.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$203.47  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,423 - $30,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 363

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Job Description for Assistant Preschool Teacher

Assistant preschool teachers help head preschool teachers in carrying out classroom activities. These assistants may teach some lessons and help the children to grasp the concepts, and some children may need one-on-one attention for the best comprehension. It's important to be able to teach children not only academic skills, but also their social, physical, and self care skills.

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Assistant Preschool Teacher Tasks

  • Assist teacher with preparation and facilitation of daily activities, such as games, crafts, and field trips.
  • Asses children's emotional and developmental needs through evaluation and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Attend to children's basic needs, such as toileting, feeding, and maintaining nap schedules.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of classroom.
  • Ensure supervision of children and enforce school policy.

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Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Preschool Teacher?

Assistant Preschool Teacher in Valdosta:
"Reaching young minds."
Pros: I love being around kids and providing a safe place for them. Teaching kids and watching them grow is so exciting to me.
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Key Stats for Assistant Preschool Teacher

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Assistant Preschool Teacher Salaries

▲12%

Late-Career
▲5%

▲4%

National Average
$22,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Assistant Preschool Teacher Salaries

Spanish Language
▲38%


Bilingual
▼0%

National Average
$22,000


Curriculum Planning
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 71%
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