Child Care / Day Care Worker in Houston, Texas Salary

How much does a Child Care / Day Care Worker make in Houston, TX? In Houston, a Child Care / Day Care Worker takes home around $8.67 per hour on average. This is 13% below the national average for a Child Care / Day Care Worker which is $9.81 per hour. Wages for a Child Care / Day Care Worker in Houston range from $7.15 per hour to $11.00 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate, tips, and overtime for a Child Care / Day Care Worker in Houston ranges from $14,773 to $23,474 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 4 out of 5 stars. Women make up 100% of the Child Care / Day Care Worker workforce in Houston among those reporting. In Houston, a Child Care / Day Care Worker often enjoys benefits provided by their employer.

$7.15 - $11.00
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$11
MEDIAN: $8.67
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Hourly Data $0$13
Hourly Rate $7.15 - $11.00
Hourly Tips $0.33
Overtime $13.50
Annual Data $0$23K
Total Pay (?
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$14,773 - $23,474
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Child Care / Day Care Worker Job Listings

Key Stats for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

National Average
$18,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

Activities for Children
▲1%

Childhood Education
▲1%

National Average
$18,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 74%