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.