Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Child Care / Day Care Worker is $11.84
What Do Child Care / Day Care Workers Do?
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
- 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.