The average hourly pay for a Child Care / Day Care Worker is €10.09.
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€9 - €13
€18,392 - €30,567
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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. Often, a child care or day care worker helps the children under their care with life skills. They instruct the little ones …Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Child Care / Day Care Worker
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Activities for Children, Childhood Education, Curriculum Planning and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning.
Pay by Experience Level for Child Care / Day Care Worker
An early career Child Care / Day Care Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €10.05 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Child Care / Day Care Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €10.15 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Child Care / Day Care Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €10.15 based on 16 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Child Care / Day Care Worker in their job title in Cork, Cork earn an average of 11.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Limerick, Limerick (1.5% more) and Dublin, Dublin (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Galway, Galway (2.6% less).
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