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 earn an average of $12.13 per hour normally and $18.60 during overtime hours. Though your job title and your experience level do impact pay, your city is the primary influence on employee salary at KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Portland, Oregon 


Kinder Care, Kinder Care Learning Centers

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($16.00 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Portland, Ore.; Seattle, Wash. ($13.75), Phoenix, Ariz. ($13.63), and Cincinnati, Ohio (about $12.85) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $11.11) in Jacksonville, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to approximately $13.48 per hour.


Assistant Child Care Directors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $14.93 per hour — though Preschool Teachers, Toddler Teachers, and Daycare Teachers also do fairly well at $12.61, approximately $12.16, and $11.74, respectively. Earning only about $10.34 on average, Preschool Teacher Assistants make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $12.46 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (38 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $11.27 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Early Childhood Educators earn $12.99 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The best paid folks at KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA), earning $13.75 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Customer Service; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $15.04 per hour. Childhood Education is regularly seen around here; a solid majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Curriculum Planning, Activities for Children, and Oral / Verbal Communication round out the set of key employee skills.


KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.'s employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

About one-half of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. sponsors. For the larger part of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, day care, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
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