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 $16.65), people who work for KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. earn a median wage of $11.46 per hour. Though where you live and how long you've been working do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Portland, Oregon 


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Bringing in the most money are Assistant Child Care Directors — their earnings average about $14.91 per hour. Preschool Teachers are a close second at approximately $12.22 along with Day Care Workers ($11.24) and Toddler Teachers (around $11.00). On the lower end are Head Teachers at $10.38 on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.76 per hour) can be spotted in Gurnee, Ill.; Columbia, Md. (about $12.00), Jacksonville, Fla. (around $11.50), and Green Bay, Wisc. ($11.50) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Lakewood, Wash. at $10.88. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — $12.98 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $11.11 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. employees (41 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $10.86 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Teacher Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $12.31 per hour. KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. compensates B.A. in Psychology-holders the most at $12.20 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $14.48 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Childhood Education; on the survey, a strong majority of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers usually know Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning, and Spanish Language as well.


With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.'s employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. gives paid vacation to 31 percent and paid sick leave to 19 percent. Over one-half of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for a majority of respondents and dental coverage for the larger part of workers. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, day care, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

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