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

Earnings for Mid-Career Preschool Teachers come in at around $12.25 per hour on average. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Although just over two-fifths have medical coverage and just under a third have dental coverage, more than half claim no health benefits at all. The majority of Mid-Career Preschool Teachers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$16,079 - $43,185
(Median)
$16K
$29K
$43K
MEDIAN: $29,076
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$9.22 - $16.91
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$16,079 - $43,185  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
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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$18,759 - $37,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 365
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.22 - $16.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.31  
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
   
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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$18,759 - $37,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,125
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For Mid-Career Preschool Teachers, comfortable salaries can be found at YMCA; in fact, average earnings are around $29K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($15K versus $42K) is great.

With a median salary of $25K, KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. provides Mid-Career Preschool Teachers with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $33K, limiting employee salary growth.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $26,045

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

For Mid-Career Preschool Teachers, New York provides a pay rate that is 39 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Preschool Teachers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+35 percent), Seattle (+26 percent), San Jose (+21 percent), and Chicago (+17 percent). Mid-Career Preschool Teachers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Mid-Career Preschool Teachers in Orlando bring in salaries that are 20 percent lower than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Miami and Atlanta (6 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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

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Childhood Education
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National Average
$26,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 237 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
medical benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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