A Director, Preschool earns an average salary of $35,636 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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$21,850 - $53,119
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35,636
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Director, Preschool Total Pay (?
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$10.05 - $21.41
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,850 - $53,119  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,134  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,392  
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
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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$21,482 - $52,635  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,826
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $21.41  
   
Overtime
$2.50 - $27.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,134  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,392  
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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$21,482 - $52,635  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,826
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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 Difference By Location
New York
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San Francisco
up arrow 54%
Fairfax
up arrow 34%
San Diego
up arrow 21%
Austin
up arrow 19%
Los Angeles
up arrow 18%
Atlanta
up arrow 16%
San Jose
up arrow 13%
Denver
up arrow 11%
Houston
up arrow 3%
National Average
$35,000
Phoenix
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Philadelphia
up arrow 10%
Orlando
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Experience Affects Director, Preschool Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Director, Preschool Salaries

People Management
up arrow 7%
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
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 58%
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