Average Salary for Head Start Employees

$42k
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Head Start Reviews

Overall Satisfaction
3.6 out of 5
Ratings
Appreciation
3.3
Company Outlook
3.6
Fair Pay
2.5
Learning and Development
3.7
Tolerable.
Family Service Worker in Lynchburg:
Pros: Off in the summer and when school is closed.
Cons: The pay.
First year as an Assistant.
Preschool Teacher Assistant in Port Chester:
Pros: I love spending time with the children. I enjoy creating a plan base on their interest and just watching their face expression as we discover new things.Also the flexibility with my children when they get sick and I have to be out.
Cons: The changes in staff and room. The changes in hours. Every year in the start there is always a staff and room change. Even if the team from last year worked great, they separate them. The pay; we work so hear and pay is nothing.the stress level this year at start of year was of the chart.
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Years of Experience

Entry Level
3.5%
Early Career
27.9%
Mid Career
12.8%
Late Career
18.6%
Experienced
37.2%
This data is based on 86 survey responses.

Gender Breakdown

Female
83.1%
Avg. Salary: $25k - $67k
Male
16.9%
Avg. Salary: $29k - $76k
This data is based on 65 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

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