The average hourly pay for a Pre-Kindergarten Teacher is $13.79.
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What Are Popular Skills for Pre-Kindergarten Teachers?
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Skills in Curriculum Planning, Childhood Education, Activities for Children and Cognitive Assessment are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Pre-Kindergarten Teachers?
An entry-level Pre-Kindergarten Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.76 based on 20 salaries. An early career Pre-Kindergarten Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.11 based on 185 salaries. A mid-career Pre-Kindergarten Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.24 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Pre-Kindergarten Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.30 based on 112 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Pre-Kindergarten Teacher in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 90.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (31.2% more) and Omaha, Nebraska (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (14.9% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (11.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (10.4% less).
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