How much does a Preschool Teacher make in the United States? The average Preschool Teacher salary in the United States is $35,100 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $31,740 and $39,960. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Early Childhood Educator

Winwood Children's Center - Ashburn, VA

Infant Teacher

Primrose School at Moorefield Station - Ashburn, VA

Preschool Teacher

Primrose School of Atlee Commons - Ashland, VA

Infant and Preschool Teachers

Primrose School of Chantilly - Chantilly, VA

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The Preschool Teacher designs and structures the curriculum and monitors students' progress to ensure activities are meeting the children's needs. Oversees the educational activities of children within the day care classroom. Being a Preschool Teacher participates in parent conferences to discuss child's growth and development. Maintains a clean, safe, and nurturing environment. In addition, Preschool Teacher typically requires an associate degree in early childhood education or equivalent. Typically requires Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Preschool Teacher occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Working as a Preschool Teacher typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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