Director, Child Care Salary

A Director, Child Care earns an average salary of $38,926 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,232 - $54,373
$26K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,111
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$9.98 - $20.50
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MEDIAN: $14.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,232 - $54,373  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,363  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,123  
Commission
$3,000  
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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$23,709 - $52,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 794
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $20.50  
   
Overtime
$12.00 - $28.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,363  
   
Commission
$3,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,123  
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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$23,709 - $52,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 418

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Job Description for Director, Child Care

Directors of child care oversee child care facilities and supervise any teachers, teaching assistants, and child care associates working in the facility. They also oversee the hiring of new employees and train new hires for their appointed positions. They collaborate with parents to determine the educational needs of each child and ensure that the teachers and other employees are meeting those needs. Directors of child care support the facility's teachers and teaching assistants in their daily endeavors and make sure the center runs smoothly and efficiently.

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Director, Child Care Tasks

  • Ensure an educational, caring and safe environment for children enrolled in child care.
  • Direct operation of child care center or preschool.
  • Set educational standards and goals, and establish programs to carry them out.
  • Allocate funds for staff, supplies, materials and equipment.
  • Recruit, select and retain quality staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Child Care

Pay by Experience for a Director, Child Care has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Child Care with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 386 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Child Care with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 371 salaries. An experienced Director, Child Care which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 440 salaries. A Director, Child Care with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 227 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,642

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Key Stats for Director, Child Care

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 160 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Director, Child Care Salaries

▲13%

▲4%

National Average
$36,000

▼2%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Director, Child Care Salaries






Team Leadership
▼0%

National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 160 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 55%
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