How much does a Child Care Worker make?

Updated Jan 14, 2022

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Employer Size

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$28,993 /yr
Average Base Pay

193 salaries

$21K

Low

$29K

Average

$40K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Child Care Worker make? The national average salary for a Child Care Worker is $28,993 in United States. Filter by location to see Child Care Worker salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 193 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Child Care Worker employees.

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What is the salary trajectory for a Daycare Teacher?

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$29,763 /yr
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What are some related job titles for a Child Care Worker?

Child Care Assistant

$43,913

per year

Child Care Provider

$26,890

per year

Child Care Director

$43,831

per year

Child Care Teacher

$26,035

per year

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Daycare Worker in United States of America

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$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Daycare Worker with 4 to 6 years of experience

$12

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Child Care Worker with 4 to 6 years of experience

$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Daycare Teacher with 1 to 3 years of experience

$400

/moAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Daycare Teacher with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Child Care Worker with 4 to 6 years of experience

$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Child Care Worker with 1 to 3 years of experience

$19

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Daycare Teacher with less than one year of experience

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YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $5 - $24

$5

$24

$5 - $24 Range

Board of Child Care
2.3

Board of Child Care

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $18

$15

$18

$15 - $18 Range

New Alternatives
3.8

New Alternatives

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $8 - $14

$8

$14

$8 - $14 Range

Life Time
3.7

Life Time

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $8 - $13

$8

$13

$8 - $13 Range

SCO Family of Services
3.1

SCO Family of Services

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $22

$12

$22

$12 - $22 Range

KinderCare Learning Centers
3.1

KinderCare Learning Centers

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $15

$9

$15

$9 - $15 Range

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Bellefaire Jewish Children's Bureau
2.9

Bellefaire Jewish Children's Bureau

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $14

$11

$14

$11 - $14 Range

VisionQuest
2.9

VisionQuest

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $16

$12

$16

$12 - $16 Range

Boys & Girls Clubs of America
3.9

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $8 - $17

$8

$17

$8 - $17 Range

Childhelp
3.4

Childhelp

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $13

$11

$13

$11 - $13 Range

Burn Boot Camp
3.6

Burn Boot Camp

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $14

$10

$14

$10 - $14 Range

Private
4.1

Private

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $19 - $31

$19

$31

$19 - $31 Range

Gold's Gym
3.7

Gold's Gym

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $16

$8

$16

$8 - $16 Range

Lutheran Social Services of New York
3

Lutheran Social Services of New York

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $19 - $20

$19

$20

$19 - $20 Range

LCFS Illinois
2.8

LCFS Illinois

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $15

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

St. Anne Institute
2.3

St. Anne Institute

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $14

$12

$14

$12 - $14 Range

EoS Fitness
4

EoS Fitness

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $9 - $10

$9

$10

$9 - $10 Range

Life Time

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $11

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

Aspiranet
3.1

Aspiranet

Child Care Worker - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $16

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Child Care Worker salaries

The national average salary for a Child Care Worker is $28,993 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Child Care Worker salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 193 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Child Care Worker employees.

The highest salary for a Child Care Worker in United States is $39,847 per year.

The lowest salary for a Child Care Worker in United States is $21,095 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Child Care Worker or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Child Care Worker.