X hits on this document

PDF document

Early Care and Learning in New York State: - page 25 / 41

83 views

0 shares

0 downloads

0 comments

25 / 41

The annual average salary for day care center directors is similar to the median income for women working full-time, year-round in New York State in 2007 ($40,135). Furthermore, annual salary or annualized hourly wage for all other staff positions at day care centers are well below the median income for women working full-time, year-round in New York State in 2007. 19

Seventy-six percent of day care centers responding to the Early Care and Education Workforce Survey indicated that they offer health insurance benefits to their staff. Over one-half of centers pay a portion of health insurance costs for all full-time positions excluding teacher aides, for whom only 47% of centers pay a portion of health insurance costs. However, only 27% of centers offered health insurance benefits to

part-time

staff.

Other

benefits

include, dental insurance (75%),

offered by some day care centers for disability insurance (74%), and retirement

full-time staff plans (54%).

Family Day Care Family day care providers work long hours. They reported caring for children for 49 hours per week on average. In addition, providers reported spending an additional 14 hours per week on average on business and preparation work. Despite their long work hours, providers report low incomes. Median gross annual income from child care fees was $21,000 before taxes and expenses, but only $10,008 median net income. Both gross and net income of family day care providers were well below the median income for women working full-time, year-round in New York State in 2007 ($40,135)20,21. Thirteen percent of family day care providers indicated that they have another job in addition to their family child care business.

Only their

six percent family day

of family day care providers report having health insurance through

care

business.

Twenty-one

percent

of

providers

have

no

health

insurance. Approximately insurance through another

half of family day care providers reported obtaining health family member's job (49%) or a second job (three percent).

About one-quarter (24%) were enrolled program for adults aged 19 to 64 who too high to qualify for Medicaid). 22

in Family Health Plus (a public have income or resources that

health insurance are low, but are

Group Family Day Care Group family day care providers also work long hours. They reported caring for children

for 51 hours

per week

on average. In

additional 16

hours per

week on average

addition, providers reported on business and preparation

spending an work. Group

family day care providers report earning however, incomes are low relative to the

higher incomes than family day long work hours. Median gross

care providers, annual income

19 2007 American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, table B1936 Median income in the past 12 months (in 2007 inflation adjusted dollars) by sex by work experience in past 12 months for population 15 years and over and with income.

20 2007 American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, table B1936 Median income in the past 12 months (in 2007 inflation adjusted dollars) by sex by work experience in past 12 months for population 15 years and over and with income.

21 Ninety-nine percent of family day care providers who participated in The Early Care and Education Workforce Study. 2008. Mills Consulting Group, Inc were women.

22 For further information concerning health insurance coverage among home-based providers, see a survey conducted by OCFS in 2008: If the Bough Breaks: Insurance Coverage for Home-based Child Care Providers, at http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/reports.

25

Document info
Document views83
Page views84
Page last viewedSat Dec 03 16:33:37 UTC 2016
Pages41
Paragraphs5592
Words15314

Comments