HEAD START TEACHER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$41,000
$23,000
Min 10%
$41,000
Median 50%
$73,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Upbring
Highest Paying City
Salinas, CA
Highest Paying State
Delaware
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a head start teacher make?
The national average salary for a Head Start Teacher in the United States is $41,497 per year or $19.95 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $73,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $23,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Head Start Teachers are in Health Care companies and Finance companies. Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and New Jersey have the highest paying Head Start Teacher jobs. The typical tenure for a Head Start Teacher is 3.0 years.
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Average Head Start Teacher Salary By Company

Head Start Teachers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Health Care companies and Finance companies have the most job opportunities for Head Start Teachers. Head Start Teachers at Upbring and Western Carolina Comm Action report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like Children's Home + Aid or University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Head Start Teachers.

Average Head Start Teacher Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Head Start Teacher in the United States is $41,497 per year or $19.95 per hour. The city with the highest Head Start Teacher salary is Salinas, CA at $50,617 per year. The average entry-level salary in Salinas, CA is $25,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Head Start Teacher salaries are Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and New Jersey. New Mexico, Oregon, Oklahoma, Alaska, and Hawaii are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Salinas, CA
$50,617
2
Baltimore, MD
$49,306
3
New Haven, CT
$48,460
4
Concord, NC
$48,189
5
Newport, RI
$47,994

Average Head Start Teacher Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Head Start Teacher works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Hospitality companies, Non Profits companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Head Start Teachers. Hospitality companies pay Head Start Teachers an average salary of $43,856, Non Profits companies pay $43,628, and Professional companys come in at $41,037. The average salary for Head Start Teachers in the Finance industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $38,813.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Hospitality
$43,856
2
Non Profits
$43,628
3
Professional
$41,037
4
Health Care
$40,692
5
Finance
$38,813

RECENTLY ADDED Head Start Teacher SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/31/2019
$28,237
Puget Sound ESD
Head Start Teacher
10/31/2019
$35,041
10/30/2019
$30,721
YMCA of Greater Kansas City
Head Start Teacher
10/26/2019
$38,484
Mountain View Elementary-El Monte
Head Start Teacher
10/24/2019
$32,780
Matura Action Corp
Head Start Teacher
10/23/2019
$21,914
RMDC
Head Start Teacher
10/22/2019
$25,044
10/19/2019
$37,153
Catholic Charities of The Archidiocese of Miami
Head Start Teacher
10/19/2019
$25,441
10/19/2019
$29,120
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