Manager, Child Care Center Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Child Care Center Managers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $11.00 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Child Care Center Managers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a majority and dental coverage is claimed by slightly more than half.

$19,800 - $50,532
$20K
$38K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,446
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50%
90%

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$8.30 - $18.91
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$10
$19
MEDIAN: $10.24
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$0$50K
Salary $19,800 - $50,532
Bonus $1,300
Total Pay (?
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$18,151 - $48,348
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $8.30 - $18.91
Overtime $16.00
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $1,300
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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$18,151 - $48,348
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Manager, Child Care Center

A manager of a child care center oversees the operation of a childcare facility. The manager will usually oversee multiple employees. It is important to make sure that the employees are carrying out duties in a professional and caring manner. There may be sales goals that need to be achieved, so the childcare center manager should carry out marketing efforts. It may also be necessary to personally give tours to prospective customers.

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Manager, Child Care Center Tasks

  • Oversee the daily operation of a childcare center, plan and coordinate center programs.
  • Meet with parents to answer questions, address concerns, and report on children's progress and behavior.
  • Maintain center paperwork, including files on each child and proof of meeting government regulations.
  • Manage the budget, paying expenses for facilities and monitoring income and expenditures.
  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate care center staff babysitting and teaching children.

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Popular Skills for Manager, Child Care Center


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Child Care Center Managers who took the survey. Those who have experience with Procedures, Training Management, and Organizational Development can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizational Development, Training Management, and Procedures. Most people skilled in Organizational Development are similarly competent in Procedures.

Pay by Experience Level for Manager, Child Care Center

Pay by Experience for a Manager, Child Care Center has a positive trend. An entry-level Manager, Child Care Center with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Manager, Child Care Center with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Manager, Child Care Center which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 17 salaries. A Manager, Child Care Center with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Manager, Child Care Center

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Manager, Child Care Center Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

▲6%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$29,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Manager, Child Care Center Salaries

National Average
$29,000

Procedures
▼10%



Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 36%
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