Director, Preschool Salary (United States)

A Director, Preschool earns an average salary of $35,899 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Administration and Operations Management. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Director, Preschool Total Pay (?
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$22,283 - $52,658
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MEDIAN: $35,899
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Director, Preschool Total Pay (?
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$10.14 - $22.19
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,283 - $52,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,966  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $29,799  
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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$21,900 - $52,346  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,616
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $22.19  
   
Overtime
$4.93 - $27.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $29,799  
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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$21,900 - $52,346  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,616
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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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Denver
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San Diego
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Atlanta
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Houston
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San Jose
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Phoenix
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National Average
$35,000
Philadelphia
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Experience Affects Director, Preschool Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Director, Preschool Salaries

National Average
$35,000
People Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 58%
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