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How Much Does a Toddler Teacher Earn In The United States?

Toddler Teacher Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$28,000
$19,000
$28,000
$40,000
The average toddler teacher makes about $28,511 per year. That's $13.71 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $19,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $40,000. Many of toddler teachers seem to be drawn to non profits and hospitality companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case toddler teachers tend to work at telecommunication, professional, and non profits companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Nevada, California and Massachusetts pay toddler teachers the highest salaries.
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Where Toddler Teachers Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Toddler Teachers Earn In Different Cities?

While a toddler teacher can average a salary of $28,511 per year, or $13.71 per hour, there are many opportunities for toddler teachers to make more. For example, in Santa Clara, CA you might make $41,507 per year. Other high-paying locations include Kent, WA, Wilmington, DE and Columbus, OH. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Santa Clara, CA where the average starting salary is $24,000. The highest paying states for toddler teachers include Nevada, California and Massachusetts. Meanwhile, Nebraska, Florida, and Missouri offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

Santa Clara, CA

Salary Range31k - 54k$42k$41,507

Kent, WA

Salary Range26k - 41k$33k$33,275

Wilmington, DE

Salary Range25k - 39k$32k$31,532

Columbus, OH

Salary Range24k - 38k$31k$30,722

Bowie, MD

Salary Range24k - 38k$31k$30,588

Florence, KY

Salary Range24k - 37k$30k$30,140

Saint Paul, MN

Salary Range23k - 35k$29k$29,308

Glendale, AZ

Salary Range21k - 38k$29k$29,013

Kansas City, KS

Salary Range20k - 33k$26k$26,222

Albuquerque, NM

Salary Range19k - 34k$26k$26,025
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High Paying Toddler Teacher Jobs

Which Companies Pay Toddler Teachers The Most?

To earn a high income as a toddler teacher, working for Children of America or Bright Horizons might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Partners HealthCare and Providence Health & Services report highly competitive salaries for toddler teachers.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Children of America
Salary Range28k - 45k$36k$35,803
Bright Horizons
Salary Range28k - 44k$36k$35,629
Partners HealthCare
Salary Range29k - 37k$33k$33,250
Providence Health & Services
Salary Range30k - 36k$33k$33,170
Massachusetts General Hospital
Salary Range29k - 32k$31k$30,998
Pacific Medical Centers
Salary Range25k - 36k$30k$30,250
Sir Speedy
Salary Range24k - 34k$29k$29,319
New Horizon Academy
Salary Range26k - 30k$28k$28,494
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$45k

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    How Experience Affects Toddler Teacher Salaries

    The salary for a toddler teacher 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.

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