Manager, Child Care Center Salary

Child Care Center Managers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $34K annually. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by more than two-fifths. For the most part, Child Care Center Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.

$20,673 - $52,300
(Median)
$21K
$34K
$52K
MEDIAN: $34,260
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90%

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$8.38 - $19.49
(Median)
$8
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,673 - $52,300  
   
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).
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$19,827 - $50,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.38 - $19.49  
   
Overtime
$9.83 - $14.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$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).
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$19,827 - $50,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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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.

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Popular Skills for Manager, Child Care Center


Child Care Center Managers only report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Training Management, Organizational Development, and Procedures can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Procedures. It is often found that people who know Organizational Development are also skilled in Procedures.

Pay by Experience Level for Manager, Child Care Center

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $30K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $30K. Child Care Center Managers see a median salary of $34K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Manager, Child Care Center Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Manager, Child Care Center Salaries

Training Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$32,000

Organizational Development
up arrow 1%

Procedures
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 45%
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