A Child Care / Day Care Worker earns an average wage of C$13.46 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$17,547 - C$48,865
C$18K
C$31K
C$49K
MEDIAN: C$31,323
10%
50%
90%
C$10.89 - C$18.66
C$11
C$14
C$19
MEDIAN: C$13.52
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$48K
Salary C$17,547 - C$48,865
Bonus C$1,548
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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C$22,383 - C$39,959
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data C$0C$18
Hourly Rate C$10.89 - C$18.66
Hourly Tips C$1.87
Overtime C$15.00
Annual Data C$0C$39K
Bonus C$1,548
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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C$22,383 - C$39,959
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 276

Common Career Paths for Child Care / Day Care Worker


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Child Care / Day Care Worker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Pay by Experience for a Child Care / Day Care Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Child Care / Day Care Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$27,000 based on 225 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Child Care / Day Care Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Child Care / Day Care Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$33,000 based on 58 salaries. A Child Care / Day Care Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$28,481

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Child Care / Day Care Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Child Care / Day Care Worker?

Child Care / Day Care Worker in Edmonton:
Pros: I love kids.
Cons: Unhealthy, emotionally upset work environment.

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Key Stats for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

▲16%

▲8%

▲8%

National Average
C$28,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries


National Average
C$28,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 60%