Average Daycare Director Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Daycare Director is $38,847

Base Salary
$26k - $55k
$100 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$24k - $51k
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What Do Daycare Directors Do?

Daycare Director Tasks
  • Oversee day-to-day operations including human resources, quality assurance, and facility operations.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate daycare employees to ensure optimal center operations.
  • Manage the financial aspect of business by creating budgets and ensuring that those budgets are realistic and adhered to.
  • Act as liaison between staff and families, providing high-quality customer service.
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How do Daycare Directors Rate Their Jobs?

4.4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 62 responses, the job of Daycare Director has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.38 out of 5. On average, Daycare Directors are highly satisfied with their job.