Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Child Care Worker make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$34,001 / yrTotal Pay
$32,262 / yrBase Pay
$1,739 / yrAdditional Pay

$34,001

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$25K$46K
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The estimated total pay for a Child Care Worker is $34,001 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $32,262 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $1,739 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Child Care Worker

Some related job titles are Child Care Assistant Salaries with median pay of $33,639, Child Care Provider Salaries with median pay of $35,029, Child Care Director Salaries with median pay of $50,670, Child Care Teacher Salaries with median pay of $33,677.

Top Paying Companies

For a Child Care Worker in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Child Care Worker in United States. Employers include Red Hat, Aspiranet and US Navy.

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Red Hat
Red Hat
$50,171/yr
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NHS
$38,064/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Child Care Worker in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Child Care Worker in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $43,725, Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $38,299, Construction, Repair & Maintenance Services with a median total pay of $38,280, Insurance with a median total pay of $38,064, and Manufacturing with a median total pay of $36,499.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$43,725

    23% Higher than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$38,299

    12% Higher than other industries

  • Construction, Repair & Maintenance ServicesConstruction, Repair & Maintenance Services$38,280

    12% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$38,064

    12% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$36,499

    8% Higher than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Child Care Worker are Red Hat and Care.com.

Red HatRed Hat$50,171/yr
Care.comCare.com$37,278/yr

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Daycare Teacher

United States of America

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$16

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1-3 years
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Daycare Teacher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

/hr

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1-3 years
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Child Care Worker

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$17

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
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Daycare Teacher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$9

/hr

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Child Care Worker

United States of America

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$13

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Child Care Worker pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Child Care Worker is $32,262 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Child Care Worker salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1691 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Child Care Worker employees.

The highest salary for a Child Care Worker in United States is $42,658 per year.

The lowest salary for a Child Care Worker in United States is $24,399 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.