The average pay for an Entry-Level Child Care / Day Care Worker is C$13.05 per hour.

C$18,121 - C$47,678
C$18K
C$27K
C$48K
MEDIAN: C$26,702
10%
50%
90%
C$10.57 - C$17.23
C$11
C$13
C$17
MEDIAN: C$12.83
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$47K
Salary C$18,121 - C$47,678
Bonus C$101 - C$4,966
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$21,847 - C$36,733
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
Hourly Data C$0C$26
Hourly Rate C$10.57 - C$17.23
Hourly Tips C$1.87
Overtime C$1.94 - C$26.43
Annual Data C$0C$36K
Bonus C$101 - C$4,966
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$21,847 - C$36,733
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 322

Job Description for Child Care / Day Care Worker

A child care or day care worker is primarily responsible for watching children as they play and ensuring their safety. For each child under their care, they must make note of what activities the child engaged in on that particular day, what they ate and any other applicable information, such as when the child’s diaper was changed or what time the child received medication.

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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.

Child Care / Day Care Worker Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$26,811

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

Child Care / Day Care Worker Advice

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

Child Care / Day Care Worker in Calgary:
"Get paid to play."
It's not as easy as it looks, but you develop amazing relationships.

Key Stats for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 65%