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. laborers see wages hovering around $11.99 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $17.96. Though what you do at the company and your experience level do impact pay, where you live is the primary influence on employee salary at KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Portland, Oregon 


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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $17.50 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Portland, Ore.; Seattle, Wash. (about $14.44), Harrisburg, Pa. ($12.84), and Jacksonville, Fla. (around $12.25) are the next top-paying cities. At $10.38, Houston, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Massachusetts pays KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. the most — $14.10 per hour on average.


Assistant Child Care Directors earn the highest median pay at $14.75 per hour, followed by Preschool Teachers (around $12.63), Toddler Teachers (approximately $12.08), and Daycare Teachers (about $11.58). With salaries averaging $10.34, Teacher Assistants are among the lowest paid at KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $12.42 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $11.22 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Early Childhood Educators have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $12.88 per hour. Regarding pay and education, KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. pays those with a Master of Education (MEd) the most — around $14.25.


In this position, it pays to have Customer Service in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $15.90 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. is Childhood Education, with a strong majority considering it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning, and Oral / Verbal Communication.


At KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc., there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in four employees receiving paid vacation and less than ten percent of workers receiving sick leave. Roughly one-half of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. A majority of workers can count on health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, day care, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.


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Rated 4 out of 5
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