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Entry-Level Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) Salary

An Entry-Level Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) earns an average wage of $11.28 per hour.
$14,977 - $40,022
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $26,841
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$8.44 - $15.54
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$14,977 - $40,022  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $607  
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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$17,287 - $35,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 591
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.44 - $15.54  
   
Overtime
$10.60 - $21.64  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $607  
   
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).
)
$17,287 - $35,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,671
United States (change)

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Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) in San Diego:
"Churches Are Difficult To Work For."
Watch out for church drama if it's a church owned preschool, they can get nasty.
Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) in Dallas:
"Look For NAEYC Accreditation."
First, you must absolutely enjoy children. You must have an abundance of patience. You need to use persuasion and humor as guidance tools.

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

Spanish Language
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Childhood Education
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Curriculum Planning
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National Average
$24,000

Activities for Children
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 468 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 53%