Most Adult Daycare Directors in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $48K annually. Pay ranges from $27K on the low end to $68K per year on the high end. Job satisfaction for Adult Daycare Directors is high. While over a third report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and just over two-fifths have dental, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$26,882 - $68,784
$27K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $47,921
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$27,211 - $67,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for Adult Daycare Director

Adult daycare directors are responsible for overseeing the daily operations of a non-residential facility for the care of senior citizens or adults that have developmental delays or other physical or neurological disorders. Care is generally administered at the group level to several adults at a time, though clients may live independently or with family members for a portion of the day, and these directors may oversee the work of a variety of staff members, including nurses, activity providers, and other care workers.

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Adult Daycare Director Tasks

  • Plan and direct the adult daycare program.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with adult care center standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with families and residents.
  • Directs the center staff in providing quality and consistent care to residents.

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Pay by Experience Level for Adult Daycare Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $36K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $46K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Adult Daycare Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $48K. Adult Daycare Directors who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $49K.

Key Stats for Adult Daycare Director

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Adult Daycare Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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