The PCQC bases average annual wages on the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for the state or territory you selected.
You can find the BLS occupation titles in the PCQC User Guide.
For each position, assign a salary and select whether the position is full-time (40 hours per week), half-time (20 hours per week), or select none if your center doesn’t have that position.
The PCQC offers two optional salaries for program staff. You can use one of these options or enter a different salary.
The director and educational coordinator’s Salary Option 1 is your state’s average annual wage for education administrators from the BLS.
The administrative assistant’s Salary Option 1 is your state’s minimum wage. Salary Option 2 for each of these positions is a consistent percentage increase.
To add more staff members, use the “Add Staff” button to enter their title and full or half-time status.
Teachers & Assistant Teachers
Teachers and assistant teachers are added based on the ratios and group sizes you entered in your classroom information.
The PCQC offers three optional salaries for teachers and teaching assistants. Salary Option 1 for teachers is your state’s average annual wage for preschool teachers. Option 3 for teachers is your state’s average annual wage for kindergarten teachers. Option 2 is the midpoint between Options 2 and 3. Salary Option 1 for assistant teachers is your state’s average annual wage for childcare workers. Options 2 and 3 apply the same percentage increase as is applied for teachers.