How much does a Preschool Director make?

Updated Aug 1, 2021

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$43,558 /yr
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174 salaries

$30K

Low

$44K

Average

$63K

High

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The national average salary for Preschool Director is $43,558 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Preschool Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 174 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Preschool Director employees.

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Cadence Education
3.4

Cadence Education

Preschool Director

$37,599

 /yr
Range: $31K - $58K
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$31K

$58K

$31,333 - $58,488 Range

The Goddard School
3.4

The Goddard School

Preschool Director

$51,401

 /yr
Range: $44K - $79K

$44K

$79K

$43,866 - $78,853 Range

Stepping Stone School
3.7

Stepping Stone School

Preschool Director - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $16

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATES
4.4

EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATES

Preschool Director

$42,049

 /yr
Range: $32K - $48K

$32K

$48K

$31,968 - $48,330 Range

Associated Recreation Council
3.3

Associated Recreation Council

Preschool Director - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $25

$18

$25

$18 - $25 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Preschool Director

$44,336

 /yr
Range: $40K - $51K

$40K

$51K

$39,960 - $50,769 Range

Tutor Time Child Care Learning Center
2.6

Tutor Time Child Care Learning Center

Preschool Director

$36,026

 /yr
Range: $26K - $52K

$26K

$52K

$26,154 - $52,485 Range

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Celebree School
3.6

Celebree School

Preschool Director

$46,999

 /yr
Range: $46K - $50K

$46K

$50K

$45,955 - $49,610 Range

3.7

ABC Learning Center

Preschool Director - Monthly
About 

$4K -$4K

$4K

$4K

$3,758 - $4,044 Range

Children Of America
3.4

Children Of America

Preschool Director
About 

$46K -$49K

$46K

$49K

$45,567 - $48,698 Range

3.2

Kidding Around

Preschool Director - Hourly
About 

$12 -$13

 hourly

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

KinderCare Learning Centers
3.1

KinderCare Learning Centers

Preschool Director - Hourly
About 

$17 -$21

 hourly

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

Nobel Learning Communities
2.7

Nobel Learning Communities

Preschool Director
About 

$47K -$54K

$47K

$54K

$47,290 - $53,702 Range

Bright Horizons Family Solutions
3.5

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Preschool Director
About 

$59K -$84K

$59K

$84K

$59,281 - $83,764 Range

Bright Beginnings Preschool
3.3

Bright Beginnings Preschool

Preschool Director - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

nCourage Kids

Preschool Director
About 

$42K -$52K

$42K

$52K

$42,170 - $52,283 Range

Montessori Schools of California
2.9

Montessori Schools of California

Preschool Director
About 

$40K -$44K

$40K

$44K

$39,839 - $43,688 Range

O2B Kids
3

O2B Kids

Preschool Director
About 

$39K -$42K

$39K

$42K

$39,148 - $42,372 Range

La Petite Academy
3.2

La Petite Academy

Preschool Director
About 

$48K -$55K

$48K

$55K

$47,909 - $54,722 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Preschool Director salaries

The national average salary for a Preschool Director is $43,558 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Preschool Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 174 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Preschool Director employees.

The highest salary for a Preschool Director in United States is $62,660 per year.

The lowest salary for a Preschool Director in United States is $30,279 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent preschool director salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$80,000
per year
A Preschool Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
School / School District
$50,000
per year
A Preschool Director in the Daytona Beach, FL Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Daytona Beach, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$64,000
per year
A Preschool Director in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $64,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
 
Full-time
1 to 50 employees
$94,000
per year
A Director of Early Childhood Education in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $94,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
School / School District
$3,200
monthly
A Preschool Director in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $3,200 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$50,000
per year
A Preschool Director in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
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