Salary and Benefits Survey Report of Local Head Start Programs 2022

The Salary and Benefits Survey Report of Local Head Start Programs 2022 including Salaries, Fringe Benefits, and Personnel Practices is now available.

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In addition to hourly pay rates, the Report also includes Annual salary data for the Head Start positions surveyed.

Programs that participated in the survey before the deadline received a discount on the price of the Report.

The Salary and Benefits Survey Report of Local Head Start Programs includes data on:

  • Fringe benefits and leave practices, including:
    Insurance coverage: Health, Dental, Life, Disability, and Vision (single and dependent);
    Tuition reimbursement;
    Retirement benefits;
    Vacation days and sick leave;
    And more.

  • Personnel practices, including:
    Paid holidays
    Paid maternity leave
    Workweek hours
    Flex time and job sharing
    Mileage reimbursement rates
    COLA and Merit Pay increases
    And more.

  • At-A-Glance comparisons of how the positions stack up

  • At-A-Glance comparison of previous Reports data over time

  • The positions we surveyed include:
    Administrative Assistant
    Administrative Specialist
    Assistant Director (Head Start or Early Head Start)
    Assistant Teacher
    Bilingual Family Service Worker
    Bus Driver
    Bus Monitor
    Case Manager
    Case Management Coordinator
    Case Management Specialist
    Case Manager Supervisor
    Center Aide/Assistant
    Center Manager
    Center Supervisor
    Chief Technology Officer
    Child Development Coordinator
    Child Development Manager
    Child Development Specialist
    Classroom Aide/Assistant
    Community Partnership Developer
    Computer Manager
    Cook Aide/Assistant
    Custodian/Maintenance Aide
    Custodian/Maintenance Worker
    Data Entry Specialist
    Deputy Director
    Developmental Specialist
    Disabilities Coordinator
    Disabilities Manager
    Disabilities Service Aide
    Disabilities Specialist
    Early Head Start/Child Care Partnership Coordinator
    Education Coordinator
    Education Resource Specialist
    Education Supervisor
    Eligibility Technician
    Enrollment Specialist
    ERSEA Assistant
    ERSEA Coordinator
    ERSEA Data Entry Staff
    ERSEA Manager
    ERSEA Specialist
    ERSEA Supervisor
    Executive Assistant
    Executive Director
    Executive Secretary
    Facilities Coordinator
    Facilities Manager
    Facilities Supervisor
    Family/Community Advocate
    Family & Community Partnership Coordinator
    Family & Community Partnership Manager
    Family & Community Partnership Specialist
    Family Advocate
    Family Development Coordinator
    Family Development Manager
    Family Development Specialist
    Family Development Worker
    Family Service Aide
    Family Service Assistant
    Family Service Coordinator
    Family Service Director
    Family Service Manager
    Family Service Specialist
    Family Service Worker
    Family Specialist
    Finance/Fiscal Assistant
    Finance/Fiscal Director
    Finance/Fiscal Manager
    Finance/Fiscal Officer
    Finance/Fiscal Specialist
    Food Service Aide
    Food Service Coordinator
    Food Service Director
    Food Service Manager
    Food Service Worker
    Head Start Director
    Health Assistant/Aide
    Health Services Coordinator
    Health Services Manager
    Health Services Specialist
    Home Based Coordinator
    Home Based Manager
    Home Based Supervisor
    Home Visitor
    Human Resources or Personnel Assistant
    Human Resources or Personnel Coordinator
    Human Resources or Personnel Director
    Human Resources or Personnel Manager
    Human Resources or Personnel Specialist
    Human Resources or Personnel Supervisor
    Infant/Toddler Specialist
    Information Manager
    Information Specialist
    Intake Supervisor
    Intake Worker
    IT Manager
    IT Technician
    Literacy Coordinator
    Literacy Manager
    Literacy Specialist
    Mental Health Coordinator
    Mental Health Counselor
    Mental Health Manager
    Mental Health Specialist
    Mental Health Supervisor
    Nutrition Aide
    Nutrition Assistant
    Nutrition Services Coordinator
    Nutrition Services Manager
    Office Assistant
    Office Manager
    Operations Assistant
    Parent Education Specialist
    Parent, Family and Community Engagement Partnership Manager
    Parent Involvement Coordinator
    Parent Involvement Manager
    Parent Involvement Specialist
    Parent Involvement/Social Services Coordinator
    Parent Involvement/Social Services Manager
    Parent Involvement/Social Services Specialist
    Payroll/Personnel Clerk
    Program Aide/Assistant
    Program Counselor
    Site Supervisor
    Social Services Assistant
    Social Services Coordinator
    Social Services Manager
    Social Services Specialist
    Social Services Supervisor
    Social Worker
    Special Services Coordinator
    Special Services Manager
    Special Services Specialist
    Strategic Planner
    Teacher A: Associates degree
    Teacher B: Baccalaureate degree
    Teacher C: Advanced degree
    Teacher D: Degree in related field, with experience, and a state awarded certificate (exceeding CDA credential)
    Teacher Assistant with CDA
    Teacher Assistant with Certificate
    Teacher Assistant with Degree
    Teacher Aide
    Technical Specialist
    Training Facilitator
    Transition Specialist
    Transportation Coordinator
    Transportation Director
    Transportation Manager
    Transportation Specialist
    Transportation Supervisor

  • The data is categorized by seven program characteristics that will help you pinpoint the salary rates most applicable to your program because they reflect the activity of programs most similar to yours in terms of: Budget,
    Program type (private or public),
    Structure (Grantee only, Delegate agency, or Grantee with delegates),
    Enrollment slots,
    Service Area (urban, rural, or mixed),
    Number of employees, and
    Federal region.

If there are any questions about the survey or Report, please e-mail Teresa Wickstrom at or call her at (909) 790-0670.


/S/ James I. Masters, Director
/S/ Teresa K. Wickstrom, Project Manager

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