Average Entry-Level Childcare Worker Hourly Pay

$9.88
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$200
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Childcare Worker is $9.88.
10%
$7.63
10%
$9.88
50%
$13.92
90%
90%
MEDIAN $9.88
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
Bonus
$0 - $200
Total Pay
$16,068 - $30,487

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Job Description for Childcare Worker

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Childcare Worker

An early career Childcare Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.79 based on 304 salaries. A mid-career Childcare Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.84 based on 168 salaries. An experienced Childcare Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.45 based on 110 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $11.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 620 survey responses.
Early Career
49.0%
Mid Career
27.1%
Experienced
17.7%
Late Career
6.1%