Director, Preschool Salary

A Director, Preschool earns an average salary of $39,334 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Human Resources and Budget Management. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$25,619 - $58,855
$26K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,844
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50%
90%

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$11.71 - $24.68
$12
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.25
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$0$58K
Salary $25,619 - $58,855
Bonus $0.00 - $5,053
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $29,590
Commission $2,035
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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$25,303 - $57,995
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,655
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $11.71 - $24.68
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $14.95 - $38.21
Annual Data $0$57K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,053
Commission $2,035
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $29,590
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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$25,303 - $57,995
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 474

Job Description for Director, Preschool

Preschool directors manage the everyday activities of a preschool and are the administrator and point of contact for all employees and parents. Depending on the size of the preschool, some directors are the owners, while others have been hired into the position.

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Director, Preschool Tasks

  • Hire, supervise, direct, and evaluate preschool staff and teachers, design, and implement curriculum.
  • Direct marketing activities to promote the preschool to parents, including placing ads and maintaining a website.
  • Meet with parents to discuss student progress and answer questions about school programs.
  • Maintain school paperwork, keeping files on each child, attendance and incident reports, and proof of meeting government regulations.
  • Manage the school budget, paying expenses for facilities, authorize purchases, and ensure adequate revenue is coming in.

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Popular Skills for Director, Preschool

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Preschool

Pay by Experience for a Director, Preschool has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Preschool with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 333 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $37,000 based on 395 salaries. An experienced Director, Preschool which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 472 salaries. A 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 $42,000 based on 259 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,986

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Director, Preschool Reviews

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

Director, Preschool in Sacramento:
"Sacramento is the heart of California."
Pros: Sacramento is a culturally rich city in between the beach and the mountains. The weather can be hot in the summer but mild temperatures the rest of the year. There is a lot to do for both single people and those with a family.
Cons: Allergies are bad here.

Director, Preschool in Spicewood:
"Love to minister to children."
Pros: Being part of the children's every day life.
Cons: No help.

Director, Preschool in Visalia:
"Love my job."
Pros: The children, their families and especially the teachers I get to manage and work with.
Cons: I can't really thing of anything negative.

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Key Stats for Director, Preschool

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 288 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Director, Preschool Salaries

▲9%

▲2%

National Average
$39,000

▼5%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Director, Preschool Salaries

Human Resources
▲15%

Budget Management
▲14%

director
▲7%




National Average
$39,000

Childhood Education
▼1%

Curriculum Planning
▼4%

Office Administration
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 288 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 54%