The average hourly pay for an Assistant Preschool Teacher is $10.69.
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Job Description for Assistant Preschool Teacher
Assistant preschool teachers help head preschool teachers in carrying out classroom activities. These assistants may teach some lessons and help the children to grasp the concepts, and some children may need one-on-one attention for the best comprehension. It's important to be able to teach children not only academic skills, but also their social, physical, and self care skills. Assistant preschool teachers participate in classroom activities such as academic learning, arts and crafts, storytel…Read more
Assistant Preschool Teacher Tasks
- Assist teacher with preparation and facilitation of daily activities, such as games, crafts, and field trips.
- Asses children's emotional and developmental needs through evaluation and parent-teacher conferences.
- Attend to children's basic needs, such as toileting, feeding, and maintaining nap schedules.
- Maintain cleanliness and organization of classroom.
- Ensure supervision of children and enforce school policy.
Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Preschool Teacher
The top respondents for the job title Assistant Preschool Teacher are from the companies YMCA, Primrose Schools and The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development. Reported salaries are highest at Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc where the average pay is $11.49. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Head Start and YMCA, earning around $11.17 and $10.54, respectively. KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. pays the lowest at around $9.90. The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development and Primrose Schools also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.91 and $10.00, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Assistant Preschool Teacher
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Curriculum Planning, Oral / Verbal Communication and Spanish Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Activities for Children and Childhood Education.
Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Preschool Teacher
An entry-level Assistant Preschool Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.27 based on 133 salaries. An early career Assistant Preschool Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.51 based on 334 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Preschool Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.72 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Assistant Preschool Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.38 based on 72 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $12.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Assistant Preschool Teacher in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 40.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (32.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (27.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7.5% less).
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