Pre-School Teacher salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 15,163 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Pre-School Teachers make?
The average total salary for a Pre-School Teacher is $25,500 per year. This is based on data from 15,163 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Pre-School Teacher and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Pre-School Teacher salary can vary between $16,000 to $45,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Pre-School Teacher salary by location

Pre-School Teacher salary by company

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KinderCare Learning Centers, Santa Clara County, CA
12 income tax records
$21K – $46K
Su Escuela Language, Norfolk County, MA
14 income tax records
$19K – $32K
Bright Horizons, King County, WA
15 income tax records
$20K – $37K

Pre-School Teacher demographics in United States

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65% are single
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35% are married
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39% have kids
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30% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Pre-School Teachers in United States

15,163 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a pre-school teacher in the United States is $25,500 per year. Pre-school teacher salaries in the United States can vary between $16,000 to $45,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 15,163 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as pre-school teacher.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for pre-school teachers in the United States: KinderCare Learning Centers ($38,000 a year), Su Escuela Language ($26,500 a year), and Bright Horizons ($26,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for pre-school teachers in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($37,000 a year), San Jose Metro Area, CA ($36,000 a year), and Santa Rosa Metro Area, CA ($33,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.