A Child Care Provider earns an average wage of $9.85 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Cleaning and Childhood Education.
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$12,033 - $44,771
(Median)
$12K
$24K
$45K
MEDIAN: $24,290
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$7.88 - $14.99
(Median)
$7
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$12,033 - $44,771  
   
Bonus
$250.00  
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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$15,592 - $35,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.88 - $14.99  
   
Overtime
$10.00 - $20.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$250.00  
   
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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$15,592 - $35,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 261
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Child Care Provider

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

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Experience Affects Child Care Provider Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Child Care Provider Salaries

Cleaning
up arrow 20%

Childhood Education
up arrow 20%

National Average
$21,000

Activities for Children
up arrow 1%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 8%

CPR
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
medical benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 85%
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