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Teacher Preschool Salary

$34,694 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Teacher Preschool is $34,694 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Teacher Preschool is between $26,400 and $41,507. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Teacher Preschool. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Instructs children in activities designed to promote safe, social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility.
  • Develops and implements a developmentally appropriate preschool program for young children.
  • Plans individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and motor skills, such as learning to listen to instructions, playing with others, and using play equipment.
  • Assures the development and safety of children in accordance with relevant Federal, State, and local legislation and policies.
Teacher Preschool Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

Job family population: 409,740

Estimated population of Teacher Preschool jobs: 379,091

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Teacher Preschool Job Listings for United States

Teacher - Preschool
Jun 17
Iowa City, IA, USA
Community Development Institute Head Start
Teacher Preschool IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Center Supervisor SEASONAL POSITION: June 17, 2019 - October 11, 2019 GENERAL SUMMARY: This position serves as the lead worker in a classroom of Head Start ...
Early Childhood Teacher - Preschool/Pre-K
Jun 17
Denver, CO, USA
The Goddard School - Denver- City Park West
The Goddard School located in the City Park West neighborhood of Denver is seeking a fun, energetic Preschool Teacher who is qualified as an Early Childhood Teacher (ECT). At Goddard, children are ...
Lead Teacher Preschool
Jun 7
Niles, IL, USA
Kiddie Garden Child Care Center
We are seeking a Lead Teacher Preschool to join our organization! This individual will plan and present age appropriate activities for children. Responsibilities: * Instruct preschool-aged children ...
Lead Preschool Teacher
Jun 12
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Primary Duties • Lead Teacher is responsible for classroom of up to 22 active preschool children ages 31/2 - 5 • Supervise and evaluate work of assistant teachers • Ability to articulate and ...
Preschool Teacher
Jun 10
San Jose, CA, USA
Tiny Einstein Child Development Center
Open positions: -Lead Pre-K Preschool Teacher -Preschool teacher (ages from 3 to 5 yrs. old) REQUIREMENTS: ❖ 12 ECE UNITS (or 6 ECE units + continuous education) ❖ 6+mo work experience ❖ Must ...
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