Average Child Care Provider Hourly Pay

$10.56
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$197
Bonus
$410
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The average hourly pay for a Child Care Provider is $10.56.
10%
$8.04
MEDIAN
$10.56
90%
$15.58
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $16
Bonus
$11 - $1,500
Profit Sharing
$0 - $410
Total Pay
$16,853 - $36,841
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What Do Child Care Providers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Child Care Provider

3.9 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Child Care Providers?

Skills in Activities for Children, Childhood Education and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Food Preparation and Cleaning.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Child Care Providers?

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 $9.85 based on 15 salaries. An early career Child Care Provider with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.35 based on 174 salaries. A mid-career Child Care Provider with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.62 based on 119 salaries. An experienced Child Care Provider with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.29 based on 120 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $12.
Employees with Child Care Provider in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 42.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (39.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (32.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (5.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 517 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.9%
Early Career
33.7%
Mid Career
23.0%
Experienced
23.2%
Late Career
17.2%