PRESCHOOL TEACHER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$35,000
$22,000
Min 10%
$35,000
Median 50%
$54,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Lifesteps
Highest Paying City
Washington, NJ
Highest Paying State
Delaware
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does a preschool teacher make?
Preschool Teachers in America make, on average, $35,096 a year or $16.87 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $22,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $54,000. Hospitality companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Preschool Teachers. The best states for high paying Preschool Teacher jobs are Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, and Virginia. The typical employment in the position spans 2.6 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Teacher
$49,772

Average Preschool Teacher Salary By Company

Preschool Teachers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Preschool Teachers are in Hospitality companies and Professional companies. Lifesteps and Washington Hebrew Congregation are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Wyoming Valley Montessori School and The Malvern School report highly competitive salaries for Preschool Teachers.

Average Preschool Teacher Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Preschool Teacher in the United States is $35,096 per year or $16.87 per hour. Working in Washington, NJ as a Preschool Teacher will pay you the highest wages at around $38,702 per year. The Washington, NJ average entry-level salary for Preschool Teachers is $25,000. Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, and Virginia are the top 5 highest earning states for Preschool Teachers. Louisiana, Texas, Minnesota, Hawaii, and North Dakota are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, NJ
$38,702
2
Philadelphia, PA
$38,595
3
Columbia, MD
$38,446
4
Washington, DC
$38,408
5
Alexandria, VA
$38,393

Average Preschool Teacher Salary By Industry

Wages for Preschool Teachers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Professional companies, and Internet companies tend to have the highest salaries for Preschool Teachers. Health Care companies pay their Preschool Teachers the highest wages, averaging $36,800 per year. Professional companies and Internet companies pay well too, at $35,223 and $34,941, respectively. The types of companies that pay Preschool Teachers the least are in the Finance industry, where the average annual salary is $33,400.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$36,800
2
Professional
$35,223
3
Internet
$34,941
4
Hospitality
$34,896
5
Finance
$33,400

RECENTLY ADDED Preschool Teacher SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School
Preschool Teacher
San Francisco, CA
10/31/2019
$37,566
School of Imagination & Happy Talkers
Preschool Teacher
10/31/2019
$35,479
Pine Crest School
Preschool Teacher
San Francisco, CA
10/31/2019
$45,914
A Place of My Own
Preschool Teacher
10/31/2019
$29,218
Co Early Education Network
Preschool Teacher
10/31/2019
$31,305
Captivate Academy Preschool
Preschool Teacher
San Jose, CA
10/31/2019
$31,305
Colorado Early Education Network
Preschool Teacher
10/31/2019
$33,016
Pals Praise and Leadership Schools
Preschool Teacher
10/30/2019
$20,870
Folsom Cordova Unified School District
Preschool Teacher
10/30/2019
$31,284
National School District
Preschool Teacher
10/30/2019
$35,479
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