Entry-Level Daycare Teacher Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Daycare Teacher is $9.79 per hour.

$14,093 - $38,444
$14K
$24K
$38K
MEDIAN: $24,129
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50%
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$7.96 - $13.51
$8
$9
$14
MEDIAN: $9.93
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$0$38K
Salary $14,093 - $38,444
Bonus $121.99 - $1,200
Profit Sharing $300.00
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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$16,573 - $29,097
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 157
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $7.96 - $13.51
Overtime $10.45 - $20.05
Annual Data $0$29K
Bonus $121.99 - $1,200
Profit Sharing $300.00
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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$16,573 - $29,097
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,619

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $20,954

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

Daycare Teacher Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Daycare Teacher in Pell City:
"Learn how to treat employees."
You must love children to work were I do because you are underpaid it can be a rewarding job yet stressful at times.

Daycare Teacher in Downers Grove:
"Too hard to live on own and support a family."
You can't be in this job for love of money, you must love children and care for them as if they were your own.

Daycare Teacher in Hendersonville:
"How the organization worked and pay scales."
Ask about reimbursements for things you buy for your classroom.

Daycare Teacher in Hackensack:
"How important it is to have a degree."
Make sure your certified. Always make the child feel comfortable as well as ghe parents.

Daycare Teacher in Detroit:
"Children use a lot of naughty words."
Run!

Daycare Teacher in Lawrenceville:
"A Bridge to our Future."
It's a calling know our future.

Daycare Teacher in Washington:
"That We Would Get Vacation And Raises."
To teach age appropriate things. Work a lot on motor skills. And teaching children colors and shapes.

Key Stats for Daycare Teacher

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 315 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Daycare Teacher Salaries


Bilingual
▲4%

CDA
▲1%



National Average
$21,000


Organizing
▼6%

CPR
▼12%

Leadership
▼15%

First Aid
▼16%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼18%

Team Leadership
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 315 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 75%
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