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$15,495 - C$48,322
C$15K
C$30K
C$48K
MEDIAN: C$30,051
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50%
90%

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C$10.77 - C$18.37
C$11
C$13
C$18
MEDIAN: C$13.38
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$17KC$34KC$51K
Salary
C$15,495 - C$48,322  
   
Bonus
C$1,450  
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$22,112 - C$39,054  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$7C$14C$21
Hourly Rate
C$10.77 - C$18.37  
   
Hourly Tips
C$1.87  
Overtime
C$14.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$14KC$28KC$42K
Bonus
C$1,450  
   
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$22,112 - C$39,054  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 282

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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 $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 $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 $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 $31,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$28,010

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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 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Late-Career
▲12%

▲8%

National Average
C$28,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries


National Average
C$28,000

Activities for Children
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 61%
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