Average Childcare Provider Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Childcare Provider is $10.20.
MEDIAN $10.20
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $15
$0 - $970
Total Pay
$16,602 - $38,793

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Job Description for Childcare Provider

Childcare 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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Career Paths

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Childcare Provider
Office Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Childcare Provider

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

Pay by Experience Level for Childcare Provider

An entry-level Childcare Provider with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.93 based on 62 salaries. An early career Childcare Provider with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.86 based on 147 salaries. A mid-career Childcare Provider with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.09 based on 108 salaries. An experienced Childcare Provider with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.19 based on 119 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $11.
Employees with Childcare Provider in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (8.9% more) and New York, New York (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (14.2% less), Des Moines, Iowa (11.8% less) and San Antonio, Texas (5.8% less).

Years of Experience

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