Average Childcare Worker Hourly Pay

$10.21
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$225
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The average hourly pay for a Childcare Worker is $10.21.
10%
$7.96
MEDIAN
$10.21
90%
$15.15
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What Do Childcare Workers Do?

Childcare 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.

Job Satisfaction for Childcare Worker

3.7 out of 5
(78)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Childcare Worker

$10

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What Are Popular Skills for Childcare Workers?

Skills in Activities for Children, Childhood Education, Cleaning, Curriculum Planning and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Childcare Workers?

An entry-level Childcare Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.80 based on 38 salaries. An early career Childcare Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.07 based on 225 salaries. A mid-career Childcare Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.32 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Childcare Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.14 based on 79 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $11.
Employees with Childcare Worker in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 44.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (36.7% more) and Portland, Oregon (26.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (16.7% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (13.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 495 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.7%
Early Career
45.5%
Mid Career
22.8%
Experienced
16.0%
Late Career
8.1%