Daycare Provider Salary
The average wage for a Daycare Provider is $9.67 per hour. A skill in CPR is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
|Salary||$13,441 - $59,495|
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|$15,002 - $44,826|
|Hourly Rate||$7.82 - $12.73|
|Total Pay (||$15,002 - $44,826|
Job Description for Daycare Provider
Daycare providers are responsible for caring for children when their parents and guardians are working or otherwise unavailable. They must take good care of children's basic needs, such as feeding and diaper-changing, and some daycare providers work in an educational setting to teach children socially and academically.Read More...
It is helpful for daycare providers to have basic knowledge of arts/crafts, music, and simple scientific experiments. Educational requirements for this position can vary depending on the employer, and some daycare centers which teach basic academic skills to children may prefer candidates who have an associate's or bachelor's degree in early education or child/youth development, while other facilities require only a high school diploma and the proper training and preparation.
Licensing or certification may be necessary for this position, and applicants must also pass extensive background screening and have their fingerprints taken. Daycare providers must enjoy working with children and be patient, reliable, and organized, and strong communication and customer service skills are also beneficial in this position. They should also be able to work independently as well as in a team environment, and flexibility is often necessary to work on a rotating-shift basis.
Daycare 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Daycare Provider
Pay by Experience for a Daycare Provider has a positive trend. An entry-level Daycare Provider with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 86 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Daycare Provider with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Daycare Provider which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 52 salaries. A Daycare 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 24 salaries.
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