A Director, Preschool earns an average salary of $39,292 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Budget Management and Human Resources. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$25,127 - $57,646
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$39K
$58K
MEDIAN: $39,292
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$11.78 - $24.43
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,127 - $57,646  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,063  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $56,236  
Commission
$2,035  
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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$25,181 - $56,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 924
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $24.43  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $38.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,063  
   
Commission
$2,035  
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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$25,181 - $56,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 255
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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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,544

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Experience Affects Director, Preschool Salaries



National Average
$39,000



Skills That Affect Director, Preschool Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 38%

Human Resources
up arrow 17%

director
up arrow 8%

Administration
up arrow 2%

People Management
up arrow 2%

Childhood Education
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$39,000

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
medical benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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