Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) at Head Start Salary

Preschool Teachers at Head Start take home an average $14.07 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Preschool Teachers at Head Start, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$23,154 - $49,665
$23K
$26K
$50K
MEDIAN: $26,375
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$9.11 - $19.46
$9
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.07
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,154 - $49,665  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,629 - $40,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.11 - $19.46  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
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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$19,629 - $40,474  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Pay by Experience Level for Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education)

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $30K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $23K. Preschool Teachers at Head Start bring in $26K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $33K.

Key Stats for Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education)

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) Salaries

▲16%

▲5%

National Average
$28,000

▼9%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲9%


National Average
$28,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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