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Child Care Attendant Salary

$24,161 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Child Care Attendant is $24,161 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Child Care Attendant is between $19,270 and $27,947. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Child Care Attendant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Cares for group of children housed in city, county, private, or other similar institution, under supervision of superintendent of home: awakens children each morning and ensures children are dressed, fed, and ready for school or other activity.
  • Gives instructions to children regarding desirable health and personal habits.
  • Plans and leads recreational activities and participates or instructs children in games.
  • Disciplines children and recommends or initiates other measures to control behavior.
  • May make minor repairs to clothing.
  • May supervise housekeeping activities of other workers in assigned section of institution.
  • May counsel or provide similar diagnostic or therapeutic services to mentally disturbed, delinquent, or handicapped children.
  • May escort child to designated activities.
  • May perform housekeeping duties in children's living area.
Child Care Attendant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Childcare Workers

Job family population: 562,420

Estimated population of Child Care Attendant jobs: 61,293

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Child Care Attendant Job Listings for United States

Attendant Child Care
Jun 19
Kingwood, TX, USA
The Clubs of Kingwood
Child Care Attendant The Child Care Attendant reports to Member Relations Director and is responsible for insuring the safety of the children. They are responsible for helping create a fun and ...
Personal Care Attendant for a Child- Change A Life Today!
May 24
Boise, ID, USA
A Caring Hand Home Health Care
A Caring Hand, a locally owned and operated home health care agency, is looking for passionate believers in helping children. This job is for you if you truly enjoy providing companionship and care ...
Psychiatry - Child & Adolescent, Child Psychiatrist
May 31
Willoughby, OH, USA
Signature Health Inc.
Ultimately reporting to Chief Medical Officer, a Child Psychiatrist at Signature Health, Inc. ... attendant to his/her performance of direct patient care, including but not limited to, entry and ...
7 Caregiver Positions
Jun 19
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Arizona Care Providers
... Child Safety background check) - Free training available: CPR/First Aid & Article 9 Company ... Attendant Care: Providers will assist individuals in their home by maintaining personal cleanliness ...
In-Home Caregiver
May 31
Peoria, AZ, USA
Arizona Care Providers
... Child Safety background check) Company Description AZ Care Providers, LLC is a service oriented ... Attendant Care: Providers will assist individuals in their home by maintaining personal cleanliness ...
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