Mid-Career Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) Salary

Mid-Career Preschool Teachers can expect wages of $12.62 per hour on average. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The majority of Mid-Career Preschool Teachers claim high levels of job satisfaction. While slightly more than half report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and close to one-third have dental, as well. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$17,604 - $47,295
$18K
$30K
$47K
MEDIAN: $30,202
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$9.66 - $17.37
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MEDIAN: $12.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$17,604 - $47,295  
   
Bonus
$24.66 - $2,376  
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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$19,707 - $38,417  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 306
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.66 - $17.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$13.19 - $24.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$24.66 - $2,376  
   
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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$19,707 - $38,417  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,229

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Dominating the field, KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc., Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc, YMCA, Head Start, and Goddard are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Mid-Career Preschool Teachers. Mid-Career Preschool Teachers in search of the best pay head to KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc., where the median salary rolls in at $29K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $34K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $21K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $26,907

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Mid-Career Preschool Teachers in Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York — the three largest cities in the United States — make significantly more than the national average. St. Louis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 20 percent below the national average. Workers in Tampa and Orlando earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (19 percent less and 10 percent less, respectively).

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

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 194 votes.
5-9 years
74%
10-19 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) Salaries

Spanish Language
▲7%

National Average
$27,000

Childhood Education
▼1%

Curriculum Planning
▼1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼1%


bachelors degree
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 194 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 55%
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