The average hourly pay for a Child Care Provider is $10.17.
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$2 - $1,788
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Job Description for Child Care Provider
Child care providers supervise children in a facility, providing education and keep them safe until the guardians return. These professionals must provide engaging activities that are age appropriate and promote appropriate behavior. Their typical day consists of welcoming the children in the morning and taking attendance, followed by directly working with the children for the remainder of the day; these interactions could include guided play, free play, education, and meals. At the end of the d…Read more
Child Care Provider 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 Provider
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Activities for Children, Cleaning, Childhood Education, Safety Compliance and Food Preparation are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Child Care Provider
An entry-level Child Care Provider with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.09 based on 77 salaries. An early career Child Care Provider with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.97 based on 230 salaries. A mid-career Child Care Provider with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.48 based on 175 salaries. An experienced Child Care Provider with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.36 based on 170 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $11.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Child Care Provider in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 32.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (27.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (27.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.7% less) and Columbus, Ohio (1.7% less).
Years of Experience
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