When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $16.00 per hour) can be spotted in Berkeley Heights, N.J.; Kennesaw, Ga. (about $15.00), Cary, N.C. (approximately $13.13), and Charlotte, N.C. ($12.77) are the next top-paying cities. Tampa, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at $10.12. Across Primrose Schools' U.S. offices, employees in the state of Minnesota earn the most, taking home $14.48 per hour.
The highest paychecks go to Preschool Teachers, who earn an average $12.84 per hour, closely trailed by Head Teachers ($12.00), Toddler Teachers ($11.00), and Daycare Teachers (about $10.88). Assistant Preschool Teachers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $9.70.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $11.24 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Primrose Schools folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $10.96 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Early Childhood Educator s, who make $12.87 per hour. It pays to have a Master of Education (MEd) at Primrose Schools — these employees make the most at around $17.00 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Menu Planning among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $15.72 per hour. Childhood Education is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a fair number of Primrose Schools' people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning, and Oral / Verbal Communication.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, slightly less than a third of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for just over two-fifths of workers, and for close to one-fourth of workers, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, day care, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.