A Child Care / Day Care Worker earns an average wage of C$12.83 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$14,915 - C$42,555
(Median)
C$15K
C$27K
C$43K
MEDIAN: C$27,015
10%
50%
90%

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C$10.53 - C$17.65
(Median)
C$11
C$13
C$18
MEDIAN: C$12.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$15KC$30KC$45K
Salary
C$14,915 - C$42,555  
   
Bonus
C$700  
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$21,677 - C$37,511  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$9C$18C$27
Hourly Rate
C$10.53 - C$17.65  
   
Hourly Tips
C$1.87  
Overtime
C$2.06 - C$25.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Bonus
C$700  
   
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).
)
C$21,677 - C$37,511  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 263
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Pay by Experience Level for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$26,844

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Experience Affects Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%


Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
C$27,000


Skills That Affect Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

Childhood Education
up arrow 8%

National Average
C$27,000

Activities for Children
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
medical benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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