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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Preschool Teacher make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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$61,399 / yrTotal Pay
$33,297 / yrBase Pay
$28,102 / yrAdditional Pay

$61,399

 / yr
$23K$358K
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The estimated total pay for a Preschool Teacher is $61,399 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $33,297 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $28,102 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Preschool Teacher?

Some related job titles are Early Childhood Special Education Teacher Salaries with median pay of $69,506, Head Start Teacher Salaries with median pay of $72,083, Lead Preschool Teacher Salaries with median pay of $63,000, Lead Teacher Salaries with median pay of $51,677.

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KinderCare Learning Centers
3.1

KinderCare Learning Centers

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $25

$11

$25

$11 - $25 Range

KinderCare Education
3.2

KinderCare Education

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$11

$23

$11 - $23 Range

Bright Horizons Family Solutions
3.5

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $11 - $24

$11

$24

$11 - $24 Range

The Goddard School
3.4

The Goddard School

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$9

$24

$9 - $24 Range

Cadence Education
3.5

Cadence Education

Preschool Teacher

$31,097

 /yr
Range: $25K - $40K

$25K

$40K

$24,545 - $39,981 Range

La Petite Academy
2.8

La Petite Academy

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $19

$10

$19

$10 - $19 Range

Primrose Schools
3.1

Primrose Schools

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$10

$20

$10 - $20 Range

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Childtime Learning Center
2.9

Childtime Learning Center

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $18

$11

$18

$11 - $18 Range

Chesterbrook Academy
2.6

Chesterbrook Academy

Preschool Teacher

$41,092

 /yr
Range: $28K - $54K

$28K

$54K

$27,725 - $54,419 Range

Children Of America
3.3

Children Of America

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

The Learning Experience
3.8

The Learning Experience

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$11

$17

$11 - $17 Range

Challenger School
3.1

Challenger School

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $28

$16

$28

$16 - $28 Range

Nobel Learning Communities
2.7

$36,223

 /yr
Range: $29K - $43K

$29K

$43K

$29,454 - $43,157 Range

Children's Hut

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $15 - $22

$15

$22

$15 - $22 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$10

$23

$10 - $23 Range

Celebree School
3.7

Celebree School

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $16 - $17

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

Lightbridge Academy
3.7

Lightbridge Academy

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $22

$12

$22

$12 - $22 Range

Loving Care Day Nursery
4.0

Loving Care Day Nursery

Preschool Teacher

$39,652

 /yr
Range: $27K - $40K

$27K

$40K

$27,042 - $39,652 Range

Sunshine House Early Learning Academy
3.6

Sunshine House Early Learning Academy

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

O2B Kids
3.2

O2B Kids

Preschool Teacher - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Early Childhood Educator in United States of America

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$45,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Early Childhood Educator with 1 to 3 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Early Childhood Teacher with 1 to 3 years of experience

$62,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Preschool Teacher with 1 to 3 years of experience

$16

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8 days ago by a Preschool Teacher with 10 to 14 years of experience

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$54,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Early Childhood Educator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$1,500

/moAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Early Childhood Teacher with 7 to 9 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Preschool Teacher with 1 to 3 years of experience

$13

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Preschool Teacher with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Preschool Teacher salaries

The national average salary for a Preschool Teacher is $31,271 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Preschool Teacher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4228 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Preschool Teacher employees.

The highest salary for a Preschool Teacher in United States is $42,267 per year.

The lowest salary for a Preschool Teacher in United States is $23,136 per year.

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