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

Preschool Teachers at Head Start pull down an average of $13.16 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $9.89 per hour, and the top verges on $16.82. For the most part, Preschool Teachers at Head Start enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,000 - $49,910
(Median)
$24K
$30K
$50K
MEDIAN: $30,273
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$9.89 - $16.82
(Median)
$9
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,000 - $49,910  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,357  
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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$20,896 - $36,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $16.82  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $28.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,357  
   
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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$20,896 - $36,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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Pay by Experience Level for Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) at Head Start

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $29K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $28K. For Preschool Teachers at Head Start, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $28K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $30K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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



National Average
$28,000

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

Childhood Education
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National Average
$28,000

Activities for Children
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Curriculum Planning
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 20%
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