Beta

Pre-School Teacher salary in California

Average salary
$27,500/yr
Based on 1,857 income tax records
$17,000
$46,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$17,000
$46,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Pre-School Teachers make?question mark icon
The average salary for a Pre-School Teacher in California is $27,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 1,857 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Pre-School Teacher salaries in California can vary between $17,000 to $46,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
Learn more about Mint Salary

Pre-School Teacher salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
icon
San Francisco, CA
37 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$32K – $46K
icon
Livermore, CA
13 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$32K – $41K
icon
Oakland, CA
19 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$31K – $39K
icon
San Jose, CA
78 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$28K – $39K
icon
Antioch, CA
11 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$21K – $37K
icon
Santa Clara, CA
10 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$31K – $39K
icon
Concord, CA
12 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$30K – $37K
icon
Huntington Beach, CA
17 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$27K – $33K
icon
Los Angeles, CA
39 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$25K – $38K
icon
Escondido, CA
18 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$29K – $36K
icon
Fremont, CA
11 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$28K – $38K
icon
Rohnert Park, CA
10 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$28K – $33K
icon
Hayward, CA
11 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$27K – $37K
icon
Torrance, CA
10 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$23K – $29K
icon
Simi Valley, CA
12 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$23K – $31K
icon
San Diego, CA
75 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$23K – $31K
icon
Vista, CA
18 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$24K – $30K
icon
Citrus Heights, CA
15 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$24K – $29K
icon
Redding, CA
12 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$25K – $29K
icon
Sacramento, CA
63 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$23K – $29K
icon
Roseville, CA
13 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$22K – $29K
icon
Anaheim, CA
12 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$22K – $28K
icon
Long Beach, CA
18 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$23K – $30K
icon
Riverside, CA
16 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$22K – $27K
icon
Stockton, CA
19 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$22K – $32K
icon
El Cajon, CA
14 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$22K – $29K
icon
Fresno, CA
35 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$21K – $26K
icon
Oceanside, CA
19 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$21K – $27K
icon
Bakersfield, CA
31 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$20K – $26K
icon
Clovis, CA
12 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$19K – $25K
icon
Chico, CA
16 income tax records
$19,500/yr
$17K – $21K

Pre-School Teacher salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
icon
Bright Horizons, California
38 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$31K – $41K
icon
Tutor Time Learning Centers, California
11 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$25K – $29K
icon
KinderCare Learning Centers, California
61 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$24K – $32K
icon
La Petite Academy, California
17 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$23K – $28K
icon
Childtime Childcare, California
14 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$23K – $28K
icon
Nobel Learning Communities, California
19 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$23K – $28K
icon
Phoenix Childrens Academy, California
10 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$23K – $30K

Pre-School Teacher demographics in California

single icon
69% are single
married icon
31% are married
have kids icon
38% have kids
own a home icon
21% own a home

Pre-School Teacher salaries by age

$0
$7,750
$15,500
$23,250
$31,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Pre-School Teachers in California

1,857 full-time salaries from 2019
mint phone
Track your money in Mint
Save more of what you earn when you budget in Mint. See pay day alerts, track spending, and view ways to grow your net worth.
FAQS
The average salary for a pre-school teacher in California is $27,500 per year. Pre-school teacher salaries in California can vary between $17,000 to $46,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,857 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: Bright Horizons ($35,500 a year), Tutor Time Learning Centers ($28,500 a year), and KinderCare Learning Centers ($28,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for pre-school teachers in California: San Francisco, CA ($42,000 a year), Livermore, CA ($37,000 a year), and Oakland, CA ($35,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.