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Preschool teacher salary in Lakewood, CO

How much does a Preschool Teacher make in Lakewood, CO?

Average base salary

above national average
Average $18.97
Low $15.36
High $23.42
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a preschool teacher is $18.97 per hour in Lakewood, CO. 112 salaries reported, updated at September 15, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Lakewood, CO

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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Preschool Teachers in Lakewood, CO

  1. The Learning Experience
    1,077 reviews12 salaries reported
    $20.79per hour
  2. $19.48per hour
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Highest paying cities for Preschool Teachers near Lakewood, CO

  1. Carbondale, CO
    $20.10 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $19.68 per hour
    327 salaries reported
  3. Castle Rock, CO
    $18.98 per hour
    89 salaries reported
  1. Lakewood, CO
    $18.97 per hour
    112 salaries reported
  2. Longmont, CO
    $18.42 per hour
    117 salaries reported
  3. Aurora, CO
    $18.24 per hour
    94 salaries reported
  1. Littleton, CO
    $18.02 per hour
    177 salaries reported
  2. Colorado Springs, CO
    $17.80 per hour
    348 salaries reported
  3. Parker, CO
    $17.75 per hour
    198 salaries reported
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Where can a Preschool Teacher earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Preschool Teachers

Top fields of study
Music Degree
Top licenses
Professional Educator License
Top specialties
Sports Medicine

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top Fields of studySalaryJob openingsCompanies
6 jobs6
1,702 jobs5,398
204 jobs411
20 jobs21
36 jobs108
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Most common benefits for Preschool Teachers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Childcare
  • Commuter assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Food provided
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 14,446 ratings

22% of Preschool Teachers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Lakewood, CO?


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Elementary School Teacher

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Average $16.37 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Preschool Teacher

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