Director, Preschool Salary (United States)

A Director, Preschool earns an average salary of $35,703 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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$22,065 - $53,013
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MEDIAN: $35,703
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Director, Preschool Total Pay (?
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$10.10 - $22.00
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,065 - $53,013  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,017  
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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$21,682 - $52,615  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,677
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $22.00  
   
Overtime
$5.00 - $28.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,017  
   
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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$21,682 - $52,615  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,677
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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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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
up arrow 55%
Fairfax
up arrow 33%
Los Angeles
up arrow 24%
Austin
up arrow 19%
up arrow 15%
Atlanta
up arrow 14%
Denver
up arrow 14%
San Jose
up arrow 12%
Houston
up arrow 5%
Phoenix
up arrow 1%
National Average
$35,000
Philadelphia
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Orlando
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Experience Affects Director, Preschool Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Director, Preschool Salaries

People Management
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National Average
$35,000
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Gender
Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
25%
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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