Daycare Provider Salary (United States)

A Daycare Provider earns an average wage of $8.93 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Daycare Provider Salary (?
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$15,242 - $59,759
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $33,903
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Daycare Provider Salary (?
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$7.27 - $12.30
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$15,242 - $59,759  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
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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$15,250 - $44,929  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.27 - $12.30  
   
Overtime
$2.07 - $20.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
   
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).
)
$15,250 - $44,929  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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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.

Common Career Paths for Daycare Provider

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Pay by Experience Level for Daycare Provider

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

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Experience Affects Daycare Provider Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 39%
Late-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$21,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 21% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 78%
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