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How much does a Day Care Teacher make in the United States? The average Day Care Teacher salary in the United States is $39,201 as of March 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $35,401 and $44,801. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.

Day Care Teacher Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Day Care Teacher Salary $31,941 US March 26, 2024
25th Percentile Day Care Teacher Salary $35,401 US March 26, 2024
50th Percentile Day Care Teacher Salary $39,201 US March 26, 2024
75th Percentile Day Care Teacher Salary $44,801 US March 26, 2024
90th Percentile Day Care Teacher Salary $49,900 US March 26, 2024
25% $35,401 10% $31,941 90% $49,900 75% $44,801 $39,201 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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The Day Care Teacher structures the curriculum and monitors students' progress to ensure activities are meeting the children's needs. Oversees the educational activities within the day care classroom. Being a Day Care Teacher holds conferences with parents to discuss child's growth and development. Maintains a clean, safe, and nurturing environment. In addition, Day Care Teacher typically requires an associate's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Day Care Teacher gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Working as a Day Care Teacher typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Technical Certificate

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