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Average Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) Hourly Pay

$12.89
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$306
Bonus
$1,750
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The average hourly pay for a Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) is $12.89.
10%
$9.72
MEDIAN
$12.89
90%
$17.87
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$10 - $18
Bonus
$79 - $1,949
Profit Sharing
$99 - $4,912
Total Pay
$20,271 - $40,186
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What Do Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education)s Do?

Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) Tasks
  • Lead classroom activities and teaching of curriculum, including maintaining order.
  • Plan and implement curriculum of activities and lessons.
  • Maintain classroom and play space for safety and cleanliness.
  • Conduct student assessments and provide feedback on behavior and performance to parents.

Job Satisfaction for Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education)

3.8 out of 5
(1,334)
Highly Satisfied
109Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) are from the companies KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc., Head Start and Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Head Start where the average pay is $15.27. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc and The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development, earning around $14.47 and $13.18, respectively. La Petite Academy, Inc. pays the lowest at around $12.19. Primrose Schools and YMCA also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $12.23 and $12.75, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education)s?

Skills in Childhood Education, Curriculum Planning and Spanish Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication and Activities for Children.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education)s?

An entry-level Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.89 based on 201 salaries. An early career Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.34 based on 3,120 salaries. A mid-career Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.07 based on 1,879 salaries. An experienced Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.51 based on 2,088 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Employees with Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 36.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (15.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (15.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (8.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 8,329 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.4%
Early Career
37.5%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
25.1%
Late Career
12.5%