Average Entry-Level Preschool Teacher Assistant Hourly Pay

$10.38
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$600
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Preschool Teacher Assistant is $10.38.
10%
$8.64
MEDIAN
$10.38
90%
$14.22
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $14
Bonus
$0 - $600
Total Pay
$17,925 - $30,053

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Job Description for Preschool Teacher Assistant

Preschool Teacher Assistant Tasks
  • Assist teacher with preparation and facilitation of daily activities, such as games, crafts, and field trips.
  • Assess 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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Popular Skills for Preschool Teacher Assistant

Skills in Childhood Education, Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning, Oral / Verbal Communication and Cleaning are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Preschool Teacher Assistant

An early career Preschool Teacher Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.64 based on 475 salaries. A mid-career Preschool Teacher Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.22 based on 168 salaries. An experienced Preschool Teacher Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.70 based on 155 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $12.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 825 survey responses.
Early Career
57.6%
Mid Career
20.4%
Experienced
18.8%
Late Career
3.3%