|Quick Facts: Preschool and Childcare Center Directors|
|2010 Median Pay||
$42,960 per year
$20.65 per hour
|Entry-Level Education||Bachelor’s degree|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||1 to 5 years|
|Number of Jobs, 2010||63,600|
|Job Outlook, 2010-20||25% (Faster than average)|
|Employment Change, 2010-20||15,800|
Preschool and childcare center directors are responsible for all aspects of their program. They direct and lead staff, oversee daily activities, and prepare plans and budgets.
Preschool and childcare center directors work primarily in child day care services. They generally work full time.
Education and training requirements vary by state. Requirements range from a high school diploma to a college degree.
The median annual wage of preschool and childcare center directors was $42,960 in May 2010.
Employment of preschool and childcare center directors is expected to grow by 25 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Continued demand for preschool programs and childcare is expected to contribute to growth.
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