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Average Child Care / Day Care Worker Hourly Pay in Canada

C$15.01
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C$1,250
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The average hourly pay for a Child Care / Day Care Worker in Canada is C$15.01.
10%
CA$11.95
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CA$15.01
90%
CA$20.16
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Hourly Rate
C$12 - C$20
Bonus
C$100 - C$7,500
Total Pay
C$24,684 - C$42,469
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What Do Child Care / Day Care Workers Do?

Child Care / Day Care Worker 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.

Job Satisfaction for Child Care / Day Care Worker

3.9 out of 5
(24)
Highly Satisfied
34Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Child Care / Day Care Workers?

Skills in Childhood Education, Activities for Children, Oral / Verbal Communication, Curriculum Planning and Cleaning are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Child Care / Day Care Workers?

An entry-level Child Care / Day Care Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$14.31 based on 31 salaries. An early career Child Care / Day Care Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$14.80 based on 204 salaries. A mid-career Child Care / Day Care Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$15.17 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Child Care / Day Care Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.00 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$18.
Employees with Child Care / Day Care Worker in their job title in Montréal, Québec earn an average of 20.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (3.7% more) and Toronto, Ontario (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (16.2% less), Mississauga, Ontario (8.8% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 407 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.6%
Early Career
50.1%
Mid Career
19.7%
Experienced
15.2%
Late Career
7.4%