Daycare salary in the United States

Average salary
$23,000/yr
Based on 472 income tax records
$16,000
$38,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$21K
 
$24K
 
$23K
 
$24K
 
$25K
$16,000
$38,500
How much do Daycares make?
The average total salary for a Daycare is $23,000 per year. This is based on data from 472 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Daycare and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Daycare salary can vary between $16,000 to $38,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

Daycare salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**

Daycare demographics in United States

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66% are single
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34% are married
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53% have kids
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26% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Daycares in United States

472 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a daycare in the United States is $23,000 per year. Daycare salaries in the United States can vary between $16,000 to $38,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 472 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as daycare.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for daycares in the United States: New York Metro Area, NY ($28,000 a year), Dallas Metro Area, TX ($25,500 a year), and Washington Metro Area, DC ($25,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.