Assistant Preschool Teacher Salary

An Assistant Preschool Teacher earns an average wage of $10.27 per hour. A skill in Spanish Language is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$18,148 - $30,913
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$23K
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MEDIAN: $23,088
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$8.66 - $14.23
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$0$30K
Salary $18,148 - $30,913
Bonus $500
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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$18,094 - $29,747
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $8.66 - $14.23
Overtime $12.66 - $22.15
Annual Data $0$29K
Bonus $500
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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$18,094 - $29,747
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 241

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.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Preschool Teacher

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Preschool Teacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Preschool Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 298 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Preschool Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Assistant Preschool Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 58 salaries. An Assistant Preschool Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 12 salaries.

Assistant Preschool Teacher Reviews

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

Assistant Preschool Teacher in Grand Rapids:
"Great."
Pros: Awesome way to get into the field, great training and learning experience.
Cons: Parents can be difficult to work with at times.

Assistant Preschool Teacher in Valdosta:
"Reaching young minds."
Pros: I love being around kids and providing a safe place for them. Teaching kids and watching them grow is so exciting to me.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Assistant Preschool Teacher

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Assistant Preschool Teacher Salaries

▲12%

Late-Career
▲6%

▲4%

National Average
$22,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Assistant Preschool Teacher Salaries

Spanish Language
▲38%


Bilingual
▼0%

National Average
$22,000


Curriculum Planning
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 71%