The average hourly pay for an Assistant Director, Child Care is $13.53.
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$7 - $2,000
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$21,181 - $41,740
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Job Description for Assistant Director, Child Care
Assistant director positions are found throughout the child care industry, ranging from preschool environments to clinics and academies. Exact educational requirements may vary, but a postsecondary degree in child development or early childhood education is commonly needed. In addition, relevant experience - including in a managerial role - is needed. Many localities also have their own set of certification requirements, and common licenses ranging from CPR to first aid to other forms of safety …Read more
Assistant Director, Child Care Tasks
- Assist the director with planning, managing, marketing, and directing a childcare program.
- Teach and monitor children when needed.
- Maintain center paperwork, keeping files on each child and proof of meeting government regulations.
- Supervise and evaluate teachers, provide mentoring and training to help teachers improve their skills.
- Work with the director and teachers to establish, evaluate, and revise curriculum.
Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Director, Child Care
The top respondents for the job title Assistant Director, Child Care are from the companies KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc., YMCA and The Learning Care Group, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc where the average pay is $18.24. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. and Primrose Schools, earning around $16.01 and $15.12, respectively. Kiddie Academy pays the lowest at around $12.58. YMCA and The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $12.77 and $14.25, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Assistant Director, Child Care
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Childhood Education, Customer Service, People Management and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration.
Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Director, Child Care
An entry-level Assistant Director, Child Care with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.44 based on 183 salaries. An early career Assistant Director, Child Care with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.81 based on 612 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Director, Child Care with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.72 based on 578 salaries. An experienced Assistant Director, Child Care with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.21 based on 560 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Assistant Director, Child Care in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (9.0% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (11.2% less), Houston, Texas (8.6% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (0.5% less).
Years of Experience
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