A Child Care / Day Care Worker earns an average wage of C$13.32 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$15,813 - C$49,585
C$16K
C$31K
C$50K
MEDIAN: C$30,700
10%
50%
90%
C$10.81 - C$18.47
C$11
C$13
C$18
MEDIAN: C$13.49
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$49K
Salary C$15,813 - C$49,585
Bonus C$1,548
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$22,105 - C$39,665
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51
Hourly Data C$0C$18
Hourly Rate C$10.81 - C$18.47
Hourly Tips C$1.87
Overtime C$14.83
Annual Data C$0C$39K
Bonus C$1,548
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$22,105 - C$39,665
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 274

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Pay by Experience Level for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Pay by Experience for a Child Care / Day Care Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Child Care / Day Care Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$27,000 based on 227 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Child Care / Day Care Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$30,000 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Child Care / Day Care Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 58 salaries. A Child Care / Day Care Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$28,322

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Child Care / Day Care Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Child Care / Day Care Worker?

Child Care / Day Care Worker in Edmonton:
Pros: I love kids.
Cons: Unhealthy, emotionally upset work environment.

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Key Stats for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Late-Career
▲11%

▲7%

National Average
C$28,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries


National Average
C$28,000

Activities for Children
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 60%
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