Daycare teacher salary in United States
How much does a Daycare Teacher make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a daycare teacher is $14.74 per hour in the United States. 23.5k salaries reported, updated at September 21, 2023
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
|Years of experience||Per hour|
|Less than 1 year|
|1 to 2 years|
|3 to 5 years|
|6 to 9 years|
|More than 10 years|
Top companies for Daycare Teachers in United States
Highest paying cities for Daycare Teachers near United States
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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Daycare Teachers
LPN(earn +45.31% more)
The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 77.78% since 2018. Daycare Teachers with this license earn +45.31% more than the average base salary, which is $14.74 per hour.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this license||Change from previous year|
|2017||6||increase by 6|
|2018||9||increase by 50.00%|
|2019||2||decrease by 77.78%|
More critical skills and qualifications that pay well
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Most common benefits for Daycare Teachers
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Flexible schedule
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Opportunities for advancement
- Paid time off
- Paid training
- Parental leave
- Professional development assistance
- Referral program
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
Salary satisfactionBased on 4,090 ratings
26% of Daycare Teachers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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Common questions about salaries for a Daycare Teacher
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