Manager, Child Care Center Salary

Child Care Center Managers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $34K annually for pay. Although slightly more than half have medical coverage and just over two-fifths have dental coverage, slightly less than one-half claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction for Child Care Center Managers is high.

$20,429 - $52,110
(Median)
$20K
$34K
$52K
MEDIAN: $34,003
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$8.62 - $19.55
(Median)
$8
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,429 - $52,110  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
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).
)
$19,981 - $50,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.62 - $19.55  
   
Overtime
$9.83 - $14.70  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,128  
   
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).
)
$19,981 - $50,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Manager, Child Care Center

  • 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.

Manager, Child Care Center Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Manager, Child Care Center


Child Care Center Managers report a narrow range of specific skills. Those who have experience with Training Management, Organizational Development, and Procedures can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Procedures. The majority of those who know 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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $30K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $30K. Child Care Center Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $34K. Child Care Center Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Manager, Child Care Center Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Manager, Child Care Center Salaries

Training Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$32,000

Organizational Development
up arrow 1%

Procedures
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 46%
ADVERTISEMENT