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. workers report earning an average of $11.41 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $16.48. Your city is the biggest factor affecting pay for KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. workers, followed by your job title and how long you've been working. This overview 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 (about $14.30 per hour) can be spotted in Louisville, Ky.; Gurnee, Ill. ($13.76), Downers Grove, Ill. (around $12.24), and Columbia, Md. ($12.00) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $8.72) is San Antonio, Texas. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to approximately $12.98 per hour.


Assistant Child Care Directors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $14.91 per hour — though Preschool Teachers, Toddler Teachers, and Daycare Teachers also do fairly well at $12.28, $11.09, and about $10.63, respectively. Head Teachers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $10.34.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $11.11 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. employees (40 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $10.76 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Teacher Certifications, who make $12.31 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a B.A. in Psychology; KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. awards $12.36 to these degree-holders.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $14.48 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Childhood Education; a solid majority consider it a key competency. Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning, and Spanish Language round out the set of key employee skills.


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

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 30 percent receiving paid vacation and around one in six workers receiving sick leave. More than half of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The larger part of respondents receive health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, day care, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

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