For Preschool Teachers at Head Start, hourly average wages total $13.67 per hour. Although a fair number have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, nearly one in five claim no health benefits at all. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,642 - $33,433
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$26K
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MEDIAN: $25,916
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$8.80 - $18.17
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$25,917  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,689 - $38,014  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.80 - $18.17  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Total Pay (?
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$18,689 - $38,014  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $29K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $21K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $26K in this role. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $30K.

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Experience Affects Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) Salaries



National Average
$28,000



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

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 8%

National Average
$28,000

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 2%

Childhood Education
up arrow 3%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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