$33,322
Avg. Salary
$14.38
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$325

Bonus

$0.00

Profit Sharing

$400

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Assistant Director, Preschool is $14.38 per hour.

The average pay for an Assistant Director, Preschool is $33,322 per year.

10%
$10.68
10%
$14.38
50%
$18.64
90%
90%
MEDIAN $14.38
10%
$23k
10%
$33k
50%
$51k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $33,322
$22,840 - $50,577
$23K
$33K
$51K
MEDIAN: $33,322
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$10.68 - $18.64
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$0$50K
Salary $22,840 - $50,577
Bonus $0.00 - $2,349
Profit Sharing $0.00
Commission $400
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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$22,641 - $45,274
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 226
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.68 - $18.64
Overtime $14.68 - $27.03
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,349
Commission $400
Profit Sharing $0.00
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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$22,641 - $45,274
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 297

Job Description

The principal function of an assistant director for a preschool is to assist and work closely with the director of the preschool, performing a number of tasks that help ensure the facility functions effectively. They help create and develop the preschool's curriculum, as well as ensure curriculum implementation. Assistant directors for preschools work closely with the director to manage all aspects of the classroom experience; they also interact regularly with instructors, providing training, guidance, and discipline as necessary. These professionals may work directly with children in a variety of settings, helping to create a safe and fun learning environment. Additionally, assistant directors communicate directly with parents, helping resolve concerns, handling payment issues, and providing information on children's progress. The assistant director may also handle logistical elements of the business, such as scheduling, advertising, and marketing.

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Assistant Director, Preschool Tasks
  • Work with the director and teachers to establish, evaluate, and revise curriculum.
  • Assist the director with planning, managing, marketing, and directing a preschool.
  • Teach and monitor children when needed.
  • Maintain center paperwork, keeping files on each child and proof of meeting government regulations.
  • Supervise and evaluate teachers, provide mentoring and training to help teachers improve their skills.


Employees of KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $33K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $25K to $45K.

The lowest salaries can be found at Primrose Schools — median pay is $31K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $27K and only reaching $36K.

Common Career Paths


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Preschool Assistant Directors who go on to become Directors of Preschool may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Director of Preschool, an upper-level role, pays $35K.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Director, Preschool has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Director, Preschool with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 129 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Director, Preschool with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 126 salaries. An experienced Assistant Director, Preschool which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 107 salaries. An Assistant Director, Preschool with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 30 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Director, Preschool?

Assistant Director, Preschool in Gentry:
"Awesomely pleasant atmosphere."
Pros: Easy access from where I live
Cons: closing

Assistant Director, Preschool in Somerville:
"Nice town."
Pros: The town is nice, upper scale area, many restaurants and things to do. Too expensive to live here but commuting here for work is fine.
Cons: Expensive and my salary is not competitive considering the area.

Assistant Director, Preschool in Arlington:
"GREAT PLACE WITH GREAT RESOURCES."
Pros: -Good pay. -Convenient.
Cons: -Cost of living. -Culture.

Assistant Director, Preschool in Plainfield:
Passion about job. Lack of work ethics.

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Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

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How Experience Affects Salaries

▲11%

▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$31,000

▼8%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Team Leadership
▲15%

Curriculum Planning
▲14%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲2%

Budget Management
▲2%


National Average
$31,000

Childhood Education
▼1%

Office Administration
▼4%

Operations Management
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 58%