Earning about $14.91 per hour on average, Assistant Child Care Directors receive the most money, followed by Preschool Teachers ($12.14), Toddler Teachers (approximately $11.00), and Teacher Assistants (around $10.56). Financial compensation for Head Teachers is rather low — on average only $10.38 — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.76 per hour) can be spotted in Pittsburgh, Pa.; Gurnee, Ill. (about $13.76), Boston, Mass. ($13.00), and Wheeling, Ill. ($11.82) are the next top-paying cities. Vancouver, Wash. is near the bottom for pay at around $9.74. KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. workers in California earn the most — approximately $12.83 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $11.15 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. employees (42 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $10.78 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Elementary Teacher Certifications, who make $12.04 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Child Development make the most here, hauling in $12.75 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be People Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $14.00 per hour. Childhood Education is a popular skill among KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. workers, with a solid majority of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning, and Spanish Language.
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
One in three employees have paid vacation, and only about 18 percent can take paid time off for illness. A majority of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of employees, and for a majority of survey participants, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, day care, life insurance, and a casual working environment.