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Day Care Center Director Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$63,750 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Day Care Center Director is $63,750 a year and $31 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Day Care Center Director is between $44,685 and $79,188. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

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

Job family population: 49,130

Estimated population of Day Care Center Director jobs: 44,802

Rate of error: 1.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Day Care Center Director Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Location Director - Registered Nurse (RN) - Pediatric Day Healthcare Center
May 21
Roselle Park, United States
Epic Health Services
Pediatric Day Healthcare Center - Location Director Aveanna is hiring a compassionate Location Director to manage the clinical integrity of our pediatric day healthcare center. Aveanna Healthcare is ...
Montessori Child Care Center Director
May 22
Bayside, NY, USA
Little Tulip Montessori
Montessori Child Care Center Director Little Tulip Montessori of Bay Terrace, Bayside, NY 11360 ... Plan and implement professional development including staff development days, and Montessori ...
Early Childhood/Day Care Director
May 2
Bronx, NY, USA
Masters is preferred. * 3-5 years of Child Care Center Director management/leadership experience ... day-to-day center operations, including scheduling, classroom observations, staff training and ...
Center Service Director
May 20
Bronx, NY, USA
RSC Healthcare
A prominent all-inclusive care company is seeking a Center Service Director to oversee a team of health care providers and day-to-day operations for their facility in the Bronx. The Center Service ...
Adult Day Care Nurse - Bilingual Korean RN
May 16
Woodside, NY, USA
Queens Blvd Extended Care Facility
Our Adult Day Care Center is seeking a motivated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) to join our growing staff and provide direct care to residents, while promoting the highest level of ...
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