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Daycare Provider Salary

A Daycare Provider earns an average wage of $8.95 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$14,506 - $60,133
(Median)
$15K
$34K
$60K
MEDIAN: $33,976
10%
50%
90%

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$7.24 - $12.51
(Median)
$7
$8
$13
MEDIAN: $8.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$14,506 - $60,133  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $345.21  
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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$15,116 - $45,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.24 - $12.51  
   
Overtime
$2.07 - $22.31  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $345.21  
   
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).
)
$15,116 - $45,772  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Job Description for Daycare Provider

  • 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 Daycare Provider

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

Daycare Provider Reviews

What is it like working as a Daycare Provider?

Daycare Provider in Zion:
"Practical CEO."
Pros: I work as a Precinct Committee Woman, A CEO of a jewelry business, Child Care provider and Exec Director for a P.A.C. I love all of what I do. The degree program I choose made it all available to me..
Cons: I must make sure of my pay. I cannot rely on anything other than what I provide.

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Experience Affects Daycare Provider Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 18% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 81%
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