Director, Child Care Salary (United States)

A Director, Child Care earns an average salary of $34,805 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Budget Management and Curriculum Planning.
Director, Child Care Total Pay (?
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$23,834 - $50,773
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MEDIAN: $34,804
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Director, Child Care Total Pay (?
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$8.96 - $17.36
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,834 - $50,773  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,848  
Profit Sharing
$1,277 - $9,916  
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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$20,928 - $49,310  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,990
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.96 - $17.36  
   
Overtime
$0.39 - $23.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,848  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,277 - $9,916  
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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$20,928 - $49,310  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,990
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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 Difference By Location
New York
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Seattle
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Dallas
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Chicago
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Portland
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Richmond
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Denver
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Columbus
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Houston
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Charlotte
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Milwaukee
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Tampa
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Jacksonville
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National Average
$32,000
Fort Worth
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Pittsburgh
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Experience Affects Director, Child Care Salaries

National Average
$32,000

Skills That Affect Director, Child Care Salaries

Curriculum Planning
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National Average
$32,000
Administration
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Gender
Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 53%
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