The average hourly pay for an Assistant Preschool Teacher is $11.52.
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What Do Assistant Preschool Teachers Do?
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.
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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.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Preschool Teacher
The top respondents for the job title Assistant Preschool Teacher are from the companies YMCA, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc and Primrose Schools. Reported salaries are highest at Head Start where the average pay is $11.63. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include YMCA and Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc, earning around $10.95 and $10.80, respectively. The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development pays the lowest at around $9.75. KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. and Primrose Schools also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.90 and $10.00, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Assistant Preschool Teachers?
Skills in Curriculum Planning and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Building, Activities for Children and Childhood Education.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Preschool Teachers?
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 $11.18 based on 32 salaries. An early career Assistant Preschool Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.18 based on 225 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Preschool Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.25 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Assistant Preschool Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.51 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $13.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Assistant Preschool Teacher in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 26.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (23.4% more) and New York, New York (21.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13.2% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 375 survey responses.