Entry-Level Daycare Teacher Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Daycare Teacher is $9.42 per hour.
Entry-Level Daycare Teacher Total Pay (?
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$14,344 - $39,854
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MEDIAN: $25,892
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Entry-Level Daycare Teacher Total Pay (?
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$7.66 - $12.76
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$14,344 - $39,854  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $352.35  
Profit Sharing
$125.00 - $1,450  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$15,905 - $28,242  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,020
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.66 - $12.76  
   
Overtime
$8.69 - $18.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $352.35  
   
Profit Sharing
$125.00 - $1,450  
Total Pay (?
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).
)
$15,905 - $28,242  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,020
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New York
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Boston
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Minneapolis
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Chicago
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Charlotte
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Raleigh
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Philadelphia
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National Average
$20,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Daycare Teacher Salaries

Spanish Language
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Childhood Education
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Curriculum Planning
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Activities for Children
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National Average
$20,000
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Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
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Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 64%
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