Daycare Director salary in the United States

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How much do Daycare Directors make?
The average total salary for a Daycare Director is $34,000 per year. This is based on data from 580 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Daycare Director and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Daycare Director salary can vary between $18,000 to $63,000 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.

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Daycare Director demographics in United States

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41% are single
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59% are married
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61% have kids
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51% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Daycare Directors in United States

580 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a daycare director in the United States is $34,000 per year. Daycare director salaries in the United States can vary between $18,000 to $63,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 580 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as daycare director.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for daycare directors in the United States: Atlanta Metro Area, GA ($39,000 a year), Chicago Metro Area, IL ($37,000 a year), and Dallas Metro Area, TX ($35,000 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.