Adult Daycare Director Salary
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.
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.Read More...
Leadership skills are important in this position to hire, train, and schedule staff, and they must ensure that all activities of the daycare adhere to safety procedures and applicable laws and regulations. These may include activities to help clients improve physical, emotional, and social skills, such as exercise classes, counseling, art classes, field trips, beauty services, and physical therapy.
The daycare center may also offer practical counseling and rehabilitation services to facilitate the development of independence. The level of medical care provided can vary depending on the facility, and they must always maintain a strong network of community contacts at all times for the benefit of clients and their families. A bachelor's degree in a relevant field may be required for this position, and first-aid and CPR certification are highly beneficial and may also be required.
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.
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