Adult Daycare Director Salary
The majority of Adult Daycare Directors in the United States — approximately one-half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $28K to $57K per year, and the median is $48K per year. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Adult Daycare Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and over one-half receive dental plans. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
|Salary||$27,950 - $57,064|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$28,233 - $56,595|
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. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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
Pay by Experience for an Adult Daycare Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Adult Daycare Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Adult Daycare Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Adult Daycare Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 11 salaries. An Adult Daycare Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 9 salaries.
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