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How Much Does a Preschool Aide Earn In The United States?

Preschool Aide Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$29,000
$24,000
$29,000
$34,000
Preschool aides in the United States make an average salary of $29,122 per year or $14.0 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $24,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $34,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Delaware provide the highest preschool aide salaries.
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Where Preschool Aides Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where preschool aides earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Preschool Aides Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New York, Rhode Island and New Hampshire, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for preschool aides. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Utah, Ohio, and Oklahoma.
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1. Northglenn, CO
$34,058
Avg. Salary
$23k
$38k
2. Belmont, MA
$32,324
Avg. Salary
$23k
$38k
3. Redding, CA
$31,871
Avg. Salary
$23k
$38k
4. Eden Prairie, MN
$31,288
Avg. Salary
$23k
$38k
5. Surprise, AZ
$27,792
Avg. Salary
$23k
$38k

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Which Companies Pay Preschool Aides The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a preschool aide, being employed by a company such as Visalia Unified School District or City of Northglenn would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like San Jacinto High School and Dysart School District also report highly competitive salaries for preschool aides.
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Preschool Aide Salary History

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    How Much Do Preschool Aides Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, preschool aide salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that education, government, and media companies tend to offer much higher salaries for preschool aides. For example, preschool aides make a whopping average salary of $30,905 while working for education companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $29,288 at government companies and $28,125 at media companies. But preschool aides may want to avoid working in the non profits industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $27,371.
    1. Education
    $30,905
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $34k
    2. Government
    $29,288
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $34k
    3. Media
    $28,125
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $34k
    4. Health Care
    $28,002
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $34k
    5. Non Profits
    $27,371
    Avg. Salary
    $25k
    $34k

    How Experience Affects Preschool Aide Salaries

    The salary for a preschool aide can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Preschool Aide Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Early Childhood Preschool Aide
    Early Childhood Preschool Aide
    Huntington, NY
    Huntington, NY
    01/27/2021
    01/27/2021
    $35,479
    $35,479
    01/27/2021
    Preschool Aide, Manuel F. Hernandez Elementary School, Out-of
    Preschool Aide, Manuel F. Hernandez Elementary School, Out-of
    Visalia, CA
    Visalia, CA
    01/23/2021
    01/23/2021
    $31,388
    $31,388
    01/23/2021
    Community ED Preschool Aide
    Community ED Preschool Aide
    Surprise, AZ
    Surprise, AZ
    01/14/2021
    01/14/2021
    $25,357
    $25,357
    01/14/2021
    Preschool Instructional Aide, State Preschool
    Preschool Instructional Aide, State Preschool
    San Jacinto, CA
    San Jacinto, CA
    12/19/2020
    12/19/2020
    $29,907
    $29,907
    12/19/2020
    Preschool Break Aide-Great Start Readiness Program
    Preschool Break Aide-Great Start Readiness Program
    Grandville, MI
    Grandville, MI
    12/10/2020
    12/10/2020
    $20,870
    $20,870
    12/10/2020
    Little Lukes
    Little Lukes
    Aide-Preschool Setting
    Aide-Preschool Setting
    Aide-Preschool Setting
    Baldwinsville, NY
    Baldwinsville, NY
    11/19/2020
    11/19/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    11/19/2020
    Community ED Preschool Aide
    Community ED Preschool Aide
    Surprise, AZ
    Surprise, AZ
    10/24/2020
    10/24/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    10/24/2020
    SY Community ED Preschool Aide
    SY Community ED Preschool Aide
    Surprise, AZ
    Surprise, AZ
    08/09/2020
    08/09/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    08/09/2020
    Belmont Public Schools
    Belmont Public Schools
    Professional Aide-Preschool
    Professional Aide-Preschool
    Professional Aide-Preschool
    Belmont, MA
    Belmont, MA
    07/08/2020
    07/08/2020
    $39,674
    $39,674
    07/08/2020
    SY Community ED Preschool Aide
    SY Community ED Preschool Aide
    Surprise, AZ
    Surprise, AZ
    06/17/2020
    06/17/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    06/17/2020