A Child Care / Day Care Worker with Childhood Education skills earns an average wage of $9.40 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$17,191 - $48,081
(Median)
$17K
$25K
$48K
MEDIAN: $24,889
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$7.66 - $13.29
(Median)
$7
$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$17,191 - $48,081  
   
Bonus
$98.26  
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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$16,056 - $29,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.66 - $13.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.17  
Overtime
$6.18 - $18.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$98.26  
   
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).
)
$16,056 - $29,398  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 420
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Experience Affects Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$20,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 72%
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