$35,693
Avg. Salary
$14.05
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$500

Bonus

$1,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Daycare Director with Operations Management skills is $14.05 per hour.

The average pay for a Daycare Director with Operations Management skills is $35,693 per year.

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MEDIAN $35,693
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$0$49K
Salary $25,527 - $49,569
Bonus $0.00 - $2,061
Profit Sharing $1,000
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).
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$20,979 - $47,677
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 105
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $9.21 - $19.44
Overtime $19.63
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,061
Profit Sharing $1,000
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).
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$20,979 - $47,677
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 80

Job Description for Daycare Director

A daycare director oversees the day-to-day operations of a daycare center. The daycare center not only provides parents with adult supervision of their children, but they are often expected to offer early childhood education programs to prepare the child for kindergarten and elementary school. It is the job of the daycare director to ensure that these expectations are met in a safe and nurturing environment.

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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.

Daycare Director Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Daycare Director

Pay by Experience for a Daycare Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Daycare Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Daycare Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Daycare Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 27 salaries. A Daycare Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Daycare Director

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Daycare Director Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

Late-Career
▲2%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 71%