Child Care Provider Salary

A Child Care Provider earns an average wage of $9.99 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Childhood Education is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$12,014 - $45,843
$12K
$25K
$46K
MEDIAN: $24,754
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50%
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$7.93 - $15.24
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$10
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MEDIAN: $10.09
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$0$45K
Salary $12,014 - $45,843
Bonus $300.00
Profit Sharing $410.00
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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$15,813 - $37,754
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 81
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $7.93 - $15.24
Overtime $9.70 - $20.43
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $300.00
Profit Sharing $410.00
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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$15,813 - $37,754
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 263

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Job Description for Child Care Provider

Child care providers supervise children in a facility, providing education and keep them safe until the guardians return. These professionals must provide engaging activities that are age appropriate and promote appropriate behavior. Their typical day consists of welcoming the children in the morning and taking attendance, followed by directly working with the children for the remainder of the day; these interactions could include guided play, free play, education, and meals. At the end of the day, logs must be maintained to show exactly what the children did and if any educational progress was made; these logs are typically shared with the guardians when the children are picked up.

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Child Care Provider Tasks

  • Provide a safe, orderly environment in which children's needs (physical, emotional, social, etc.) are met effectively.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation.
  • Interact with other adults, including parents and fellow child care workers, on behalf of children.
  • Contribute to facility's planning and administration.

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Popular Skills for Child Care Provider

Pay by Experience Level for Child Care Provider

Pay by Experience for a Child Care Provider has a positive trend. An entry-level Child Care Provider with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 165 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Child Care Provider with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Child Care Provider which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 116 salaries. A Child Care Provider with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 42 salaries.

Child Care Provider Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Child Care Provider?

Child Care Provider in Detroit:
"Cool."
Pros: I love working with children they're so eager to learn.
Cons: It's no really nothing that I don't like about my job.

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Key Stats for Child Care Provider

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Child Care Provider Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Late-Career
▲8%

▲5%

National Average
$21,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Child Care Provider Salaries

Childhood Education
▲17%

▼0%

National Average
$21,000


Curriculum Planning
▼10%

CPR
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 88%
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