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Child Care Worker Salary

$25,690 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$308

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Child Care Worker is $25,690 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Child Care Worker is between $20,359 and $29,872. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Child Care Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Cares for child or children in a day care facility, attending to their personal needs.
  • Observes and monitors play activities or amuses children by reading to or playing games with them.
Child Care Worker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Childcare Workers

Job family population: 564,630

Estimated population of Child Care Worker jobs: 64,769

Rate of error: 1.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$29,782
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 simply 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), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Child Care Worker Job Listings for United States

Residential Child Care Worker Sign on Bonus $500-$1,000
Nov 25
Fremont, CA, USA
The Learning Center for the Deaf
RESIDENTIAL CHILD CARE WORKER Responsible for implementing treatment plans and for the direct care and safety of the children residing at Walden School. REQUIREMENTS: • At least one year of ...
Child Care Worker part time 3-11 pm
Nov 22
Camarillo, CA, USA
Aspiranet
Your Impact The Child Care Worker is responsible for providing continuous supervision of children and youth served by the center. Major responsibilities include incident documentation, transportation ...
Child Care Worker
Nov 18
Fort Myers, FL, USA
Playmate's Child Care Pre-School
Playmates is looking for a full time employee that loves working with children. Company Description Playmates Preschool is a small child care center. Children from 4 weeks to 12 years. 90 children at ...
Child Care Assistant
Dec 5
Petaluma, CA, USA
Coast Guard Community Services Command
Child Care Assistant Salary: $14.42 Who May Apply: All Sources Location: Petaluma, CA Petaluma MWR ... Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors. Preferred (in addition to the minimum): 1. ...
Child Care Assistant
Nov 8
Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Whiz Kidz Preschool
We are seeking a Child Care Assistant to join our team! You will assist in the development and ... Passionate about working with children * Ability to build rapport with children and their parents

The average pay for a Child Care Worker is $25,690 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Child Care Worker is between $20,359 and $29,872. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Child Care Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Residential Child Care Worker Sign on Bonus $500-$1,000
Nov 25
Fremont, CA, USA
The Learning Center for the Deaf
RESIDENTIAL CHILD CARE WORKER Responsible for implementing treatment plans and for the direct care and safety of the children residing at Walden School. REQUIREMENTS: • At least one year of ...
Child Care Worker part time 3-11 pm
Nov 22
Camarillo, CA, USA
Aspiranet
Your Impact The Child Care Worker is responsible for providing continuous supervision of children and youth served by the center. Major responsibilities include incident documentation, transportation ...
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