Child Care Center Teacher Salary in the United States

How much does a Child Care Center Teacher make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Child Care Center Teacher in the United States is $17 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $16 and $20. Hourly rate 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Oversees the educational activities within the day care classroom. Structures the curriculum and monitors students' progress to ensure activities are meeting the children's needs. Maintains a clean, safe, and nurturing environment. Holds conferences with parents to discuss child's growth and development. Typically requires an associate degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Child Care Center Teacher


    Associate's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Child Caregiver I

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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