Average Hourly Rate for KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Portland, Ore., KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Daycare Teacher to Preschool Teacher. KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. workers report earning an average of $11.12 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $16.38. Your job title influences pay for KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. workers the most, followed by where you live and how long you've been working. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Daycare Teacher (60)
$8.93 - $13.18  
[-]Daycare Teacher (60)
Overtime$10.50 - $17.93  
Hourly Rate$8.93 - $13.18  
[+]Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) (22)
$9.58 - $15.18  
[+]Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) (22)
Hourly Rate$9.58 - $15.18  
[+]Toddler Teacher (19)
$8.77 - $13.18  
[+]Toddler Teacher (19)
Hourly Rate$8.77 - $13.18  
[+]Teacher Assistant (8)
$8.11 - $14.74  
[+]Teacher Assistant (8)
Hourly Rate$8.11 - $14.74  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 191
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About This Company

Portland, Oregon 


Kinder Care, Kinder Care Learning Centers

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The highest paychecks go to Assistant Child Care Directors, who earn $14.55, closely trailed by Preschool Assistant Directors (approximately $14.16), Preschool Teachers ($11.97), and Day Care Workers (about $11.79). Near the bottom at KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. are Teacher Assistants, pulling in just around $10.34.


Median pay is highest in Springfield ($13.25 per hour), followed by Burlington (approximately $12.25), Milford ($11.99), and Wheeling (about $11.82). Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $9.60) is Atlanta. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; pay there average to $12.40 per hour.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make $10.97. The largest fraction of KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. people (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $10.73 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Elementary Teacher Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $11.93. Teacher Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $11.91 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc); KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. awards about $14.00 to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, employees who report People Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $14.00. Folks here also tend to know Childhood Education; on the survey, most of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning, and Spanish Language were also reported by many survey participants.


Employees skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. gives paid vacation to 42 percent and paid sick leave to a quarter of workers. A majority of workers report contributing to a 401(k). For more than half of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, day care, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.


97 %
3 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $13
Hourly Rate
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

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