A Director, Preschool earns an average salary of $39,401 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Human Resources and Budget Management. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$25,297 - $57,653
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$39K
$58K
MEDIAN: $39,401
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$11.67 - $24.62
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,297 - $57,653  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,010  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $34,400  
Commission
$2,200  
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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$25,204 - $56,649  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 928
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.67 - $24.62  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $38.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,010  
   
Commission
$2,200  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $34,400  
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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$25,204 - $56,649  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 261

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Job Description for Director, Preschool

Preschool directors manage the everyday activities of a preschool and are the administrator and point of contact for all employees and parents. Depending on the size of the preschool, some directors are the owners, while others have been hired into the position.

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Director, Preschool Tasks

  • Hire, supervise, direct, and evaluate preschool staff and teachers, design, and implement curriculum.
  • Direct marketing activities to promote the preschool to parents, including placing ads and maintaining a website.
  • Meet with parents to discuss student progress and answer questions about school programs.
  • Maintain school paperwork, keeping files on each child, attendance and incident reports, and proof of meeting government regulations.
  • Manage the school budget, paying expenses for facilities, authorize purchases, and ensure adequate revenue is coming in.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,576

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Key Stats for Director, Preschool

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Director, Preschool Salaries



National Average
$39,000



Skills That Affect Director, Preschool Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 17%

Budget Management
up arrow 15%

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National Average
$39,000

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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