AU$31.33
Avg. Hourly Rate
Help us gather more data!
Is Director, Child Care your job title? Get your free, personalized salary report
Take our survey now »

A Director, Child Care earns an average wage of AU$30.72 per hour. A skill in Childhood Education is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$46,450 - AU$83,041
AU$46K
AU$65K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$65,415
10%
50%
90%
AU$25.69 - AU$38.17
AU$26
AU$31
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$31.33
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$83K
Salary AU$46,450 - AU$83,041
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,000
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).
)
AU$50,631 - AU$81,908
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 77
Hourly Data AU$0AU$43
Hourly Rate AU$25.69 - AU$38.17
Overtime AU$44.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$81K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,000
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).
)
AU$50,631 - AU$81,908
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 104

Job Description for Director, Child Care

Directors of child care oversee child care facilities and supervise any teachers, teaching assistants, and child care associates working in the facility. They also oversee the hiring of new employees and train new hires for their appointed positions. They collaborate with parents to determine the educational needs of each child and ensure that the teachers and other employees are meeting those needs. Directors of child care support the facility's teachers and teaching assistants in their daily endeavors and make sure the center runs smoothly and efficiently.

Read More...

Director, Child Care Tasks

  • Allocate funds for staff, supplies, materials and equipment.
  • Recruit, select and retain quality staff.
  • Set educational standards and goals, and establish programs to carry them out.
  • Ensure an educational, caring and safe environment for children enrolled in child care.
  • Direct operation of child care center or preschool.

Director, Child Care Pay By Employer

$0$53K

YMCA
23 profiles
$39,728

$41,444

$36,413

$40,963

$44,962

Director, Child Care Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Child Care

Pay by Experience for a Director, Child Care has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Child Care with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 63 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Child Care with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$64,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Director, Child Care which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 67 salaries. A Director, Child Care with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$73,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$65,391

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Director, Child Care

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Director, Child Care Salaries

▲11%

▼0%

National Average
AU$65,000

▼2%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Director, Child Care Salaries


National Average
AU$65,000


Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%