Daycare Provider Salary

A Daycare Provider earns an average wage of $9.18 per hour. A skill in Activities for Children is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$14,801 - $61,723
(Median)
$15K
$31K
$62K
MEDIAN: $31,157
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$7.30 - $12.83
(Median)
$7
$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$14,801 - $61,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $138.09  
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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$15,233 - $44,606  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.30 - $12.83  
   
Overtime
$4.93 - $22.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $138.09  
   
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).
)
$15,233 - $44,606  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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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.

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Daycare 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 Daycare Provider

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

Daycare Provider Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Daycare Provider in Breckenridge:
"Patience."
Patience is the key to helping children learn their full potential. They respond incredibly well to positive reinforcement and a happy, calm demeanor. If your daycare children are happy than their parents are happy. Word of mouth is the best advertisement!

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

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 80%
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