Most Child Care Center Managers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $11.71 per hour. Slightly less than half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a little more than half report medical coverage and just under a half claim dental coverage as well. The majority of Child Care Center Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$19,675 - $51,512
$20K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $37,800
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$8.34 - $17.61
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MEDIAN: $11.71
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$19,675 - $51,512  
   
Bonus
$550  
Total Pay (?
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$18,322 - $44,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.34 - $17.61  
   
Overtime
$14.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$550  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,322 - $44,291  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for Manager, Child Care Center

A manager of a child care center oversees the operation of a childcare facility. The manager will usually oversee multiple employees. It is important to make sure that the employees are carrying out duties in a professional and caring manner. There may be sales goals that need to be achieved, so the childcare center manager should carry out marketing efforts. It may also be necessary to personally give tours to prospective customers.

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Manager, Child Care Center Tasks

  • Manage the budget, paying expenses for facilities and monitoring income and expenditures.
  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate care center staff babysitting and teaching children.
  • Maintain center paperwork, including files on each child and proof of meeting government regulations.
  • Oversee the daily operation of a childcare center, plan and coordinate center programs.
  • Meet with parents to answer questions, address concerns, and report on children's progress and behavior.

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Popular Skills for Manager, Child Care Center


Job skills reported by Child Care Center Managers are limited. Those who have experience with Procedures, Training Management, and Organizational Development can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Organizational Development, Training Management, and Procedures. Most people experienced in Organizational Development also know Procedures.

Pay by Experience Level for Manager, Child Care Center

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $25K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $31K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $32K in this role. Child Care Center Managers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $30K.

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Key Stats for Manager, Child Care Center

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Manager, Child Care Center Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Manager, Child Care Center Salaries

National Average
$29,000

Procedures
up arrow 13%


Organizational Development
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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