Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Child Care Teacher make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$33,427 / yrTotal Pay
$31,949 / yrBase Pay
$1,478 / yrAdditional Pay

$33,427

 / yr
$26K$44K
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The estimated total pay for a Child Care Teacher is $33,427 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $31,949 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $1,478 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

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Some related job titles are Child Care Director Salaries with median pay of $51,167, Preschool Teacher Salaries with median pay of $38,077, Assistant Preschool Teacher Salaries with median pay of $35,041, Child Care Assistant Salaries with median pay of $33,319.

Top Paying Companies

For a Child Care Teacher in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Child Care Teacher in United States. Employers include VCU Health, YMCA and Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

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VCU Health
VCU Health
$35,787/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Child Care Teacher in United States

The top 3 paying industries for a Child Care Teacher in United States are Healthcare with a median total pay of $35,787, Nonprofit & NGO with a median total pay of $31,524 and Education with a median total pay of $29,801.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • HealthcareHealthcare$35,787

    13% Higher than other industries

  • Nonprofit & NGONonprofit & NGO$31,524

    1% Higher than other industries

  • EducationEducation$29,801

    5% Lower than other industries

Healthcare

The top paying company in Healthcare for Child Care Teacher is VCU Health.

VCU HealthVCU Health$35,787/yr

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Toddler Teacher

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$23

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Child Care Teacher

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$17

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
After Care Teacher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$13

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Toddler Teacher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
EC Teacher

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$55,725

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
EC Teacher

United States of America

 | <1 year

$37,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

<1 year
2 days ago
Infant Toddler Teacher

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$21

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago

Child Care Teacher pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Child Care Teacher is $31,949 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Child Care Teacher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 205 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Child Care Teacher employees.

The highest salary for a Child Care Teacher in United States is $40,880 per year.

The lowest salary for a Child Care Teacher in United States is $24,969 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Child Care Teacher or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Child Care Teacher.