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

Mid-Career Preschool Teachers pull down an average of $12.53 per hour. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, over one-half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than two-fifths and dental insurance is reported by about one in three. For the most part, Mid-Career Preschool Teachers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$17,551 - $47,694
$18K
$30K
$48K
MEDIAN: $30,115
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$9.62 - $17.31
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$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$17,551 - $47,694  
   
Bonus
$24.24 - $2,392  
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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$19,613 - $38,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 279
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $17.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$11.79 - $25.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$24.24 - $2,392  
   
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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$19,613 - $38,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,127

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KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc., Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc, YMCA, Head Start, and Goddard are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team 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: $26,710

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

Mid-Career Preschool Teachers in search of higher pay head to America's three biggest cities. Perhaps not surprisingly, Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York all offer salaries above the national rate. With compensation 19 percent below the national average, St. Louis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Tampa and Orlando (18 percent lower and 9 percent lower, 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 177 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
▲8%

Childhood Education
▼0%

Curriculum Planning
▼0%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼0%

National Average
$27,000


bachelors degree
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 177 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 55%
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