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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. Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $15.88), people who work for KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. earn a median wage of $11.25 per hour. Your city influences pay for KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. workers the most, followed by your job title and how long you've been working. This report is based on 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
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National Data (?
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[-]Daycare Teacher (54)
$8.91 - $13.14  
[-]Daycare Teacher (54)
Overtime$11.74 - $18.01  
Hourly Rate$8.91 - $13.14  
[+]Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) (23)
$9.80 - $15.64  
[+]Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) (23)
Hourly Rate$9.80 - $15.64  
[+]Toddler Teacher (19)
$8.77 - $13.07  
[+]Toddler Teacher (19)
Hourly Rate$8.77 - $13.07  
[+]Child Care / Day Care Worker (8)
$8.44 - $15.20  
[+]Child Care / Day Care Worker (8)
Hourly Rate$8.44 - $15.20  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 189

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Portland, Oregon 


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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.76 per hour) can be spotted in Gurnee, Ill.; Wheaton, Ill. (around $13.51), Hudson, Wisc. ($12.31), and State College, Pa. ($11.74) are the next top-paying cities. Woodbury, Minn. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $9.13, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Massachusetts take home the most — approximately $14.47 per hour on average.


Assistant Child Care Directors rake in the most money, with average earnings of $14.74 per hour; Preschool Teachers come in second with average earnings amounting to $12.18, while Day Care Workers and Toddler Teachers rank near the top as well (approximately $11.24 and around $11.01, respectively). Near the bottom at KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. are Teacher Assistants, pulling in an average of just $10.30.

Years of Experience

Average pay is about $11.15 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $10.74 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $11.94 per hour for Teacher Certifications; non-accredited workers make much less. KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Child Development are also well compensated, earning about $12.75 on average.


When it comes to skills, People Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $14.00 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Childhood Education; a solid majority consider it a key competency. Key skills also include Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning, and Spanish Language.


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

KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. lets only 36 percent take paid vacation and only a fifth of workers take sick leave. The larger part of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. provides health insurance to a majority of survey participants, and the larger part of respondents do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, day care, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.


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Hourly Rate
$9 - $13
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Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
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