Daycare Teacher in Durham, North Carolina Salary

A Daycare Teacher in Durham, North Carolina earns an average wage of $11.48 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$8.74 - $14.32
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$12
$14
MEDIAN: $11.62
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Hourly Data $0$15
Hourly Rate $8.74 - $14.32
Overtime $15.00
Annual Data $0$38K
Total Pay (?
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$18,456 - $38,116
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Daycare Teacher

Daycare teachers work daily with children of toddler age during the day. They must incorporate physical and mental awareness to assist the children with their daily activities, plan new activities and projects for them to do each day, and be mindful and aware of their safety at all times. Some of the other daily tasks with the children include reading to them, preparing food and snacks, and playing games. Daycare teachers work with other teachers in a childcare setting--usually lead teachers and teacher aides. Daycare teachers work directly with children, helping them with their playtime, snacks and any learning activities. Daycare teachers also plan activities for the children and keep the classroom clean. Teachers must also be able to interact with the children’s parents and communicate any problems or issues to them. Daycare teachers must also work to facilitate any communications with the children and their parent(s) or guardian(s) if there are problems or goals to reach. Most daycare teachers must be a high school graduate and at least 18 years old. Many daycare teachers have an educational background in early childhood education or childhood development. Many daycare teachers also have specialized training such as Montessori, teacher certifications, first aid food handling, and generally have completed a background check. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


Daycare Teacher Tasks

  • Prepare daily activities and schedule, setting up educational and entertaining offerings.
  • Prepare and clean up after snacks and lunch.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with parents about schedules, problems, and offerings.
  • Maintain safety and cleanliness of daycare center.
  • Oversee child interactions and play, and ensure a safe and supportive environment.

About Durham, North Carolina

Durham County, North Carolina
257,598
Male:
121,153 (47.0%)
Female:
136,445 (53.0%)
Durham is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Durham County, though portions also extend into Wake County in the east and Orange County in the west. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population to be 251,893 as of July 1, 2014. Durham is the core of the four-county Durham-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Area. which has a population of 542,710 as of U.S. Census 2014 Population Estimates. The US Office of Management and Budget also includes Durham as a part of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Combined Statistical Area, which has a population of 2,037,430 as of U.S. Census 2014 Population Estimates. It is the home of Duke University and North Carolina Central University, and is also one of the vertices of the Research Triangle area (home of the Research Triangle Park). Pre-establishment The Eno and the Occoneechi, related to the Sioux and the Shakori, lived and farmed...
Durham:
$52,106
North Carolina:
$47,830
$929
Durham:
$193,100
North Carolina:
$160,100
3.9%

Daycare Teacher Job Listings

Key Stats for Daycare Teacher

1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Daycare Teacher Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Skills That Affect Daycare Teacher Salaries

National Average
$24,000

Childhood Education
▼1%

Activities for Children
▼1%

Curriculum Planning
▼1%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 77%