How much does a Daycare Teacher make?

Updated Sep 14, 2021

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$27,042 /yr
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443 salaries

$20K

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$27K

Average

$37K

High

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The national average salary for Daycare Teacher is $27,042 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Daycare Teacher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 443 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Daycare Teacher employees.

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KinderCare Education
3.1

KinderCare Education

Daycare Teacher - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $22
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$11

$22

$11 - $22 Range

Bright Horizons Family Solutions
3.4

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Daycare Teacher

$25,957

 /yr
Range: $23K - $39K

$23K

$39K

$23,211 - $39,371 Range

La Petite Academy
3

La Petite Academy

Daycare Teacher

$18,414

 /yr
Range: $17K - $31K

$17K

$31K

$17,330 - $30,831 Range

KinderCare Learning Centers
3

KinderCare Learning Centers

Daycare Teacher - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Childtime Learning Center
2.9

Childtime Learning Center

Daycare Teacher

$18,922

 /yr
Range: $18K - $25K

$18K

$25K

$18,041 - $24,580 Range

Educational Playcare
3.6

Educational Playcare

Daycare Teacher - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $16 - $16

$16

$16

$16 - $16 Range

Tutor Time Child Care Learning Center
2.7

Tutor Time Child Care Learning Center

Daycare Teacher

$21,828

 /yr
Range: $20K - $35K

$20K

$35K

$20,029 - $35,376 Range

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The Learning Experience
3.1

The Learning Experience

Daycare Teacher - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

Childcare Network
3

Childcare Network

Daycare Teacher - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $14

$9

$14

$9 - $14 Range

Bravo Arts Academy
2.9

Bravo Arts Academy

Daycare Teacher - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $8 - $13

$8

$13

$8 - $13 Range

The Goddard School
3.4

The Goddard School

Daycare Teacher - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Daycare
4.2

Daycare

Daycare Teacher - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $19

$10

$19

$10 - $19 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Daycare Teacher - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $8 - $17

$8

$17

$8 - $17 Range

Spring Education Group
3.4

Spring Education Group

Daycare Teacher

$57,460

 /yr
Range: $50K - $57K

$50K

$57K

$50,012 - $57,460 Range

Primrose Schools
3.4

Primrose Schools

Daycare Teacher - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $14 - $19

$14

$19

$14 - $19 Range

Sunshine House Early Learning Academy
3.4

Sunshine House Early Learning Academy

Daycare Teacher - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $8 - $14

$8

$14

$8 - $14 Range

EduKids
3

EduKids

Daycare Teacher - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $21

$13

$21

$13 - $21 Range

Imagination Station
4.3

Imagination Station

Daycare Teacher - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $13 - $13

$13

$13

$13 - $13 Range

Play & Grow Learning Center
3.2

Play & Grow Learning Center

Daycare Teacher - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $12

$10

$12

$10 - $12 Range

State of Washington
3.5

State of Washington

Daycare Teacher

$26,335

 /yr
Range: $24K - $28K

$24K

$28K

$24,424 - $27,575 Range

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The national average salary for a Daycare Teacher is $27,042 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Daycare Teacher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 443 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Daycare Teacher employees.

The highest salary for a Daycare Teacher in United States is $37,065 per year.

The lowest salary for a Daycare Teacher in United States is $19,730 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$17
hourly
A Child Care Worker in the Riverside, CA Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Riverside, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A Child Care Worker in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$16
hourly
A Child Care Provider in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Child Care Worker in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$17
hourly
A Child Care Worker in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A Daycare Teacher in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$13
hourly
A Child Care Worker in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization