Director, Child Care Salary

A Director, Child Care earns an average salary of $38,926 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,089 - $55,217
$26K
$39K
$55K
MEDIAN: $38,960
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50%
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$9.98 - $20.14
$10
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.25
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$0$55K
Salary $26,089 - $55,217
Bonus $0.00 - $4,265
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $1,140
Commission $3,000
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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$23,561 - $52,739
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,279
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $9.98 - $20.14
Overtime $14.10 - $29.50
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,265
Commission $3,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $1,140
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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$23,561 - $52,739
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 684

Job Description for Director, Child Care

Directors of child care oversee child care facilities and supervise any teachers, teaching assistants, and child care associates working in the facility. They also oversee the hiring of new employees and train new hires for their appointed positions. They collaborate with parents to determine the educational needs of each child and ensure that the teachers and other employees are meeting those needs. Directors of child care support the facility's teachers and teaching assistants in their daily endeavors and make sure the center runs smoothly and efficiently.

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Director, Child Care Tasks

  • Allocate funds for staff, supplies, materials and equipment.
  • Recruit, select and retain quality staff.
  • Set educational standards and goals, and establish programs to carry them out.
  • Ensure an educational, caring and safe environment for children enrolled in child care.
  • Direct operation of child care center or preschool.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Child Care

Pay by Experience for a Director, Child Care has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Child Care with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 386 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Child Care with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 371 salaries. An experienced Director, Child Care which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 440 salaries. A Director, Child Care with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 227 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,420

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

Director, Child Care Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Director, Child Care?

Director, Child Care in Woodbridge:
"Stressful."
Pros: Ministry, loving people, caring about families and children.
Cons: Stressful, time consuming and always on call.

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Key Stats for Director, Child Care

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 261 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Director, Child Care Salaries

▲13%

▲4%

National Average
$35,000

▼1%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Director, Child Care Salaries





Team Leadership
▲1%


National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 261 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 54%