Assistant Child Care Directors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $14.74 per hour; Preschool Teachers, Day Care Workers, and Head Teachers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $12.24, approximately $11.00, and around $10.75, respectively. With salaries averaging $10.37, Teacher Assistants are among the lowest paid at KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.45 per hour) can be spotted in Gurnee, Ill.; Indianapolis, Ind. (approximately $12.75), Columbia, Md. ($12.00), and Cincinnati, Ohio (about $10.90) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($10.35) in Houston, Texas, one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; pay there average to around $12.82 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $11.01 per hour. The largest fraction of KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. people (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $10.66 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Elementary Teacher Certifications, who make $13.12 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Child Development; KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. awards about $14.75 to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be People Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $15.00 per hour. A common skill in KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.'s work force is Childhood Education; a solid majority of survey participants report using it on the job. Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning, and Spanish Language are also desirable skills.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only a quarter of workers at KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in ten survey participants can take sick leave. Around half plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of workers and dental coverage for a majority of respondents. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, day care, a casual working environment, and life insurance.