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Manager, Child Care Center Salary

Women account for the majority of Child Care Center Managers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $34K per year. The majority of Child Care Center Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although a little less than one-half lack health benefits of any kind, slightly more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and roughly two-fifths get dental coverage, too.

$20,460 - $53,313
(Median)
$20K
$34K
$53K
MEDIAN: $33,875
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90%

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$8.99 - $19.61
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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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.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,460 - $53,313  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$20,156 - $50,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.99 - $19.61  
   
Overtime
$6.00 - $17.18  
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 - $5,106  
   
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).
)
$20,156 - $50,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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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


Survey results show that Child Care Center Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Training Management, Organizational Development, and Procedures can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like 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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $30K on average. It is reported that median compensation in the five-to-10 year group declines to approximately $30K. On average, Child Care Center Managers make $34K following one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $35K.

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Experience Affects Manager, Child Care Center Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

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

Training Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$32,000

Organizational Development
up arrow 2%

Procedures
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 47%
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