Directors of Child Care with Operations Management skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just below three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $25K to $54K per year, median earnings come to $39K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — just over a half — do not have any health coverage, more than two-fifths do receive medical benefits and just under one in three have dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Directors of Child Care with Operations Management skills is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$28,642 - $54,096
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,397
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$10.04 - $20.11
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,642 - $54,096  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
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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$24,753 - $53,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 187
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.04 - $20.11  
   
Overtime
$15.13 - $47.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
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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$24,753 - $53,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Child Care

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Directors of Child Care with Operations Management skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $33K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $36K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $38K in this role. Directors of Child Care with Operations Management skills who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $41K.

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Experience Affects Director, Child Care Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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