Director, Preschool Salary

A Director, Preschool earns an average salary of $39,334 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.

$25,097 - $58,829
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$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,559
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$11.73 - $24.30
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$24
MEDIAN: $16.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,097 - $58,829  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $56,236  
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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$25,072 - $57,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 916
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.73 - $24.30  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $36.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $56,236  
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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$25,072 - $57,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 273

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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

  • 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.
  • Meet with parents to discuss student progress and answer questions about school programs.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Preschool

Pay by Experience for a Director, Preschool has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Preschool with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 333 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Preschool with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 395 salaries. An experienced Director, Preschool which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 472 salaries. A Director, Preschool with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 259 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,561

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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 144 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Director, Preschool Salaries

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
$39,000

▼4%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Director, Preschool Salaries

Human Resources
▲17%

Budget Management
▲15%

director
▲8%




Childhood Education
▼0%

National Average
$39,000

Curriculum Planning
▼2%

Office Administration
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 144 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
35%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 54%
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