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Average Hourly Rate for KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Portland, Oregon, KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Daycare Teacher to Preschool Teacher. Expected pay for KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. workers is around $11.12 per hour, with overtime bringing in $16.38. Though your city and your experience level do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Daycare Teacher (58)
$8.88 - $13.29  
[-]Daycare Teacher (58)
Overtime$10.43 - $18.01  
Hourly Rate$8.88 - $13.29  
[+]Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) (23)
$9.61 - $15.12  
[+]Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education) (23)
Hourly Rate$9.61 - $15.12  
[+]Toddler Teacher (16)
$8.95 - $13.31  
[+]Toddler Teacher (16)
Hourly Rate$8.95 - $13.31  
[+]Assistant Director, Child Care (8)
$10.25 - $20.21  
[+]Assistant Director, Child Care (8)
Hourly Rate$10.25 - $20.21  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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Typically, Assistant Child Care Directors are the best paid with salaries hovering at $14.55; Preschool Assistant Directors, Preschool Teachers, and Day Care Workers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $14.16, $11.97, and about $11.79, respectively. On the lower end are Teacher Assistants at approximately $10.34.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.25 per hour) can be spotted in Springfield; Burlington ($12.25), Milford (about $11.99), and Wheeling (around $11.82) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $9.60) is Atlanta. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — $12.40 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Respondents with a company tenure of five to ten years tend to make $10.97. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $10.73 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Elementary Teacher Certification s receive bigger paychecks (around $11.93) than those without credentials. Becoming a Teacher Certification can certainly pay off here; those folks make $11.91. KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning $14.00 on average.


Employees who count People Management among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $14.00. Folks here also tend to know Childhood Education; on the survey, a fair portion of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Three more common skills are Activities for Children, Curriculum Planning, and Spanish Language.


KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc.'s employees are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

42 percent have paid vacation, and only about one in four workers can take paid time off for illness. More than half of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. provides health insurance to a majority of workers, and more than half of workers do receive dental coverage. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, day care, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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