How much does a Daycare Director make? The average Daycare Director salary is $42,860 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $39,173 and $46,731. 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. 

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Soccer Shots - Virginia Beach - Virginia Beach , VA
... with site director, teachers, etc. * Professional - neat in appearance, friendly and courteous with daycare center staff and self-assured. * Available - having at LEAST two weekdays available ...
ZipRecruiter - 11 days ago
Primrose School of Ashburn - Ashburn , VA
Assists in other capacities that Director, or designee, determines is necessary. Desired skills and ... We are more than just a daycare. Through our research-informed Balanced Learning® approach, we ...
ZipRecruiter - 89 days ago
Magellan Health - Portsmouth , VA
... daycare centers and schools, and consultation to installation command regarding behavioral health ... Director. * Communicates with Regional Supervisors and participate in regular individual and group ...
Magellan Health - 29 days ago
Magellan Health - Virginia Beach , VA
... daycare centers and schools, and consultation to installation command regarding behavioral health ... Director. * Communicates with Regional Supervisors and participate in regular individual and group ...
Magellan Health - 29 days ago
Children of America - Woodbridge , VA
For more than 18 years Children of America has been the trusted daycare leader among parents and ... school director. * Are caring, compassionate and love what they do! * Are rewarded with hugs from ...
ZipRecruiter - 33 days ago
Children of America - Stafford , VA
For more than 18 years Children of America has been the trusted daycare leader among parents and ... school director. * Are caring, compassionate and love what they do! * Are rewarded with hugs from ...
ZipRecruiter - 34 days ago

Daycare Director Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Daycare Director between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Daycare Director in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $53,575
Washington, DC $47,712
Miami, FL $41,725
Chicago, IL $45,470
Boston, MA $48,291
New York, NY $51,561
Dallas, TX $42,582
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

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What is the average salary for Daycare Director in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Daycare Director in the United States. The base salary for Daycare Director ranges from $39,173 to $46,731 with the average base salary of $42,860. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $43,006 to $51,347 with the average total cash compensation of $46,747.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $42,860 $39,173 - $46,731
Bonus $3,887 $3,833 - $4,616
Total Pay $46,747 $43,006 - $51,347
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What's the difference between Daycare Center Director and Daycare Director?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Daycare Director is $42,860, and the average salary of Daycare Center Director is $36,470. The average salary of Daycare Center Director is lower than Daycare Director. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
I am a Daycare Director, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Daycare Director. a Daycare Director Salary in New Britain, CT is $46,289 as of October 28, 2020; a Daycare Director Salary in Barnstable, MA is $45,197 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Daycare Director vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Daycare Director?
Salary ranges for a Daycare Director can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
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Last Update: October 28, 2020