The average hourly pay for a Toddler Teacher is $11.81.
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What Do Toddler Teachers Do?
Toddler teachers work closely with the child - generally in a daycare or preschool setting - and instruct them different subjects. In addition to teaching, toddler teachers are also responsible for the general care of the child (for example, ensuring the child's safety).
Toddler teachers assist in potty training, playing well with others, and developing knowledge and social skills that the child will need later on in life. They teach the children in their care the proper way to eat and drink, …Read more
Toddler Teacher Tasks
- Prepare daily activities and schedule, setting up educational and entertaining offerings.
- Prepare and clean up after snacks and lunch.
- Communicate clearly and concisely with parents about schedules, problems, and offerings.
- Maintain safety and cleanliness of daycare center.
- Oversee child interactions and play, and ensure a safe and supportive environment.
Job Satisfaction for Toddler Teacher
Popular Employer Salaries for Toddler Teacher
The top respondents for the job title Toddler Teacher are from the companies KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc., Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc and The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development. Reported salaries are highest at Bright Horizons Child Care where the average pay is $15.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Montessori PreSchool and Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc, earning around $14.33 and $13.78, respectively. La Petite Academy, Inc. pays the lowest at around $11.00. Primrose Schools and The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $11.99 and $12.32, respectively.
Toddler Teacher Job Listings
What Are Popular Skills for Toddler Teachers?
Skills in Childhood Education and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning and Activities for Children.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Toddler Teachers?
An entry-level Toddler Teacher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.79 based on 51 salaries. An early career Toddler Teacher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.37 based on 780 salaries. A mid-career Toddler Teacher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.09 based on 398 salaries. An experienced Toddler Teacher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.39 based on 352 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $13.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Toddler Teacher in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (30.2% more) and Chicago, Illinois (23.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (14.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.0% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 1,706 survey responses.