Pre-School Teacher salary in California

Average salary
Based on 2,275 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Pre-School Teachers make?
The average total salary for a Pre-School Teacher is $29,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,275 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 $17,000 to $52,000 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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International Child Resource, California
10 income tax records
$21K – $60K
Sacramento Employment And Traini, California
10 income tax records
$25K – $39K
Bright Horizons, California
51 income tax records
$19K – $50K
ADP, California
12 income tax records
$22K – $65K
YMCA, California
14 income tax records
$23K – $41K
Phoenix Childrens Academy, California
14 income tax records
$21K – $35K
KinderCare Learning Centers, California
93 income tax records
$19K – $45K
La Petite Academy, California
10 income tax records
$19K – $29K

Pre-School Teacher demographics in California

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68% are single
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32% are married
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34% have kids
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28% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Pre-School Teachers in California

2,275 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a pre-school teacher in California is $29,500 per year. Pre-school teacher salaries in California can vary between $17,000 to $52,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,275 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 California: International Child Resource ($39,000 a year), Sacramento Employment and Traini ($36,500 a year), and Bright Horizons ($36,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for pre-school teachers in California: San Francisco, CA ($43,000 a year), Daly City, CA ($43,000 a year), and San Mateo, CA ($41,500 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.