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Day Care Center Director Salary

$53,606 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$1,871

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Day Care Center Director is $53,606 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Day Care Center Director is between $37,574 and $66,586. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Day Care Center Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Directs activities of preschool, day care center, or other child development facility to provide instruction and care for children: prepares and submits facility budget to board of trustees, administrative agency, or owner for approval.
  • Authorizes purchase of instructional materials and teaching aids, such as books, toys, and games designed to stimulate learning.
  • Interviews and recommends hiring of teaching and service staff.
  • Confers with parents regarding facility activities, policies, and enrollment procedures.
  • Confers with teaching staff regarding child's behavioral or learning problems, and recommends methods of modifying inappropriate behavior and encouraging learning experiences.
  • Reviews and evaluates facility activities to ensure conformance to state and local regulations.
  • Reviews and approves menu plans and food purchases.
  • May arrange medical attention for ill or injured child in accordance with parental instructions.
  • May perform classroom teaching duties during absence of regular teacher.
  • May be designated director, child development center; director, nursery school.
Day Care Center Director Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

Job family population: 50,650

Estimated population of Day Care Center Director jobs: 46,188

Rate of error: 1.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$62,144
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Day Care Center Director Job Listings for United States

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Description Assistant Director of Nursing AdventHealth Care Center Apopka South Location Address ... Day You Will Be Responsible For: • Provide leadership in formulating the philosophy of the in ...
Administrative Assistant Marketing and Clerical
Nov 20
Stockton, CA, USA
Active Life Adult Day Health Care Center
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Business Office Manager Full-Time Days
Dec 10
Grand Prairie, United States
AdventHealth Care Center Burleson
Description Business Office Manager AdventHealth Care Center Burleson This position is located in ... Speed up slow-pay customers. Rep payee/Trust direct deposit * Manage all other back office ...
Activities Director Full Time
Nov 8
Zephyrhills, United States
AdventHealth Care Center Zephyrhills South
Description Activities Director Full Time AdventHealth Care Center Zephyrhills South Location ... Days You Will Be Responsible For: * Plans, organizes, and directs a program of activities in ...
Unit Manager RN Full Time Days
Nov 8
Tavares, United States
AdventHealth Care Center Waterman
Description Unit Manager (RN) AdventHealth Care Center Waterman Location Address: Walk-Ins Welcome ... Discusses changes with the MDS Coordinator and RN Director of Nursing. * Participate with staff in ...

The average pay for a Day Care Center Director is $53,606 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Day Care Center Director is between $37,574 and $66,586. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Day Care Center Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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