What is the average salary for a Childcare Worker?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Childcare Worker is $21,490. Salaries start from $16,430 and go up to $29,770. Please note that the average salary for a Childcare Worker may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Childcare Workers in United States earn:

$29,770
Senior

The top 25% of Childcare Workers in United States earn:

$24,060
Experienced

The middle 50% of Childcare Workers in United States earn:

$19,600
Junior

The bottom 25% of Childcare Workers in United States earn:

$17,680
Starting

The bottom 10% of Childcare Workers in United States earn:

$16,430

Historical salary

Childcare Worker salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Childcare Worker Salary in District of Columbia 33,360 1
Childcare Worker Salary in Massachusetts 25,950 2
Childcare Worker Salary in New York 24,830 3
Childcare Worker Salary in California 24,680 4
Childcare Worker Salary in Vermont 24,050 5
Childcare Worker Salary in Colorado 23,880 6
Childcare Worker Salary in Alaska 23,810 7
Childcare Worker Salary in Rhode Island 23,750 8
Childcare Worker Salary in New Jersey 23,350 9
Childcare Worker Salary in Washington 23,300 10
Childcare Worker Salary in Oregon 23,260 11
Childcare Worker Salary in Maryland 23,020 12
Childcare Worker Salary in Connecticut 23,010 13
Childcare Worker Salary in Illinois 22,590 14
Childcare Worker Salary in Wyoming 22,550 15
Childcare Worker Salary in Minnesota 22,090 16
Childcare Worker Salary in New Hampshire 21,880 17
Childcare Worker Salary in Delaware 21,570 18
Childcare Worker Salary in Ohio 21,500 19
Childcare Worker Salary in United States 21,490 20
Childcare Worker Salary in Michigan 21,490 21
Childcare Worker Salary in Nevada 21,300 22
Childcare Worker Salary in Wisconsin 20,980 23
Childcare Worker Salary in Maine 20,960 24
Childcare Worker Salary in Arizona 20,790 25
Childcare Worker Salary in Virginia 20,760 26
Childcare Worker Salary in Montana 20,540 27
Childcare Worker Salary in Florida 20,520 28
Childcare Worker Salary in Pennsylvania 20,470 29
Childcare Worker Salary in Georgia 20,280 30
Childcare Worker Salary in Utah 20,230 31
Childcare Worker Salary in North Carolina 19,910 32
Childcare Worker Salary in Hawaii 19,880 33
Childcare Worker Salary in Kansas 19,810 34
Childcare Worker Salary in Missouri 19,780 35
Childcare Worker Salary in Idaho 19,710 36
Childcare Worker Salary in Oklahoma 19,530 37
Childcare Worker Salary in Kentucky 19,480 38
Childcare Worker Salary in Texas 19,410 39
Childcare Worker Salary in Indiana 19,360 40
Childcare Worker Salary in Tennessee 19,030 41
Childcare Worker Salary in New Mexico 18,980 42
Childcare Worker Salary in Nebraska 18,970 43
Childcare Worker Salary in South Carolina 18,860 44
Childcare Worker Salary in Louisiana 18,640 45
Childcare Worker Salary in North Dakota 18,560 46
Childcare Worker Salary in South Dakota 18,390 47
Childcare Worker Salary in Alabama 18,370 48
Childcare Worker Salary in Iowa 18,350 49
Childcare Worker Salary in Mississippi 18,160 50
Childcare Worker Salary in Arkansas 18,060 51
Childcare Worker Salary in West Virginia 17,940 52
Childcare Worker Salary in Virgin Islands 17,300 53
Childcare Worker Salary in Puerto Rico 17,120 54
Childcare Worker Salary in Guam 17,000 55

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics