$40,500
Avg. Salary
$16.47
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$968

Bonus

$400

Profit Sharing

$2,400

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Director, Preschool is $16.47 per hour.

The average pay for a Director, Preschool is $40,500 per year.

$11.82
10%
$16.47
50%
$24.61
90%
MEDIAN $16.47
$27k
10%
$40k
50%
$60k
90%
MEDIAN $40,500
$26,707 - $60,028
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MEDIAN: $40,500
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$0$60K
Salary $26,707 - $60,028
Bonus $0.47 - $5,133
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,728
Commission $2,400
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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$25,822 - $59,069
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,682
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $11.82 - $24.61
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $14.74 - $39.22
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $0.47 - $5,133
Commission $2,400
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,728
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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$25,822 - $59,069
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 500

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.

Director, Preschool Pay By Employer

$0$64K

$40,722

$34,975

$48,938

$38,985

$38,442

Lutheran Church
8 profiles
$36,862

$50,748

Head Start
3 profiles
$30,521

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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: $39,640

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 Inver Grove Heights:
"Preschool director."
Pros: Proximity to home.
Cons: Remote.

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 Circle Pines:
"Don't go it alone!"
Network. Get your Director's Credential and all the continuing education available to you!

Director, Preschool in Mesa:
"Be Prepared."
Be kind and thoughtful to employees, but don't be afraid to hold them accountable. Your first responsibility is to the children. Scheduling can be a nightmare, so when hiring, screen carefully. Set a budget and refer to it frequently to make sure you are on track. Set goals and make a master calendar. Become acquainted with other professionals in your community. Never stop learning.

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.

Director, Preschool in San Marcos:
"Amount Of Time, Amount Of Work For The Small Amount Of Pay."
Talk to other Directors in the community before taking a position.

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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 333 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Director, Preschool Salaries

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
$40,000

▼7%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Director, Preschool Salaries

Human Resources
▲14%

Budget Management
▲12%

director
▲5%


National Average
$40,000



Childhood Education
▼3%

Curriculum Planning
▼5%

Office Administration
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 333 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 54%