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What is the average salary for Childcare Workers in the United States?

Childcare Workers earn an average hourly wage of $10.44. Hourly wages typically start from $7.97 and go up to $14.46. Childcare Workers earn an average salary of $21,710 per year. Salaries typically start from $16,570 and go up to $30,080.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

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

$14.46 an hour $30,080 per year
Senior

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

$11.64 an hour $24,210 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Childcare Workers in the United States earn:

$9.48 an hour $19,730 per year
Junior

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

$8.56 an hour $17,800 per year
Starting

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

$7.97 an hour $16,570 per year

Historical salary for Childcare Workers in the United States

Childcare Worker salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Childcare Worker Salary in District of Columbia $12.73 $26,470 # 1
Childcare Worker Salary in Massachusetts $12.45 $25,890 # 2
Childcare Worker Salary in New York $12.37 $25,730 # 3
Childcare Worker Salary in Alaska $12.06 $25,080 # 4
Childcare Worker Salary in California $11.93 $24,810 # 5
Childcare Worker Salary in Colorado $11.75 $24,450 # 6
Childcare Worker Salary in Vermont $11.57 $24,070 # 7
Childcare Worker Salary in New Jersey $11.48 $23,890 # 8
Childcare Worker Salary in Washington $11.36 $23,630 # 9
Childcare Worker Salary in Oregon $11.35 $23,610 # 10
Childcare Worker Salary in Connecticut $11.16 $23,210 # 11
Childcare Worker Salary in Illinois $11.10 $23,090 # 12
Childcare Worker Salary in Minnesota $10.93 $22,740 # 13
Childcare Worker Salary in Rhode Island $10.90 $22,670 # 14
Childcare Worker Salary in Maryland $10.85 $22,570 # 15
Childcare Worker Salary in Nevada $10.51 $21,860 # 16
Childcare Worker Salary in Wyoming $10.50 $21,840 # 17
Childcare Worker Salary in New Hampshire $10.46 $21,750 # 18
Childcare Worker Salary in Ohio $10.37 $21,580 # 19
Childcare Worker Salary in Delaware $10.35 $21,530 # 20
Childcare Worker Salary in Utah $10.34 $21,500 # 21
Childcare Worker Salary in Michigan $10.28 $21,380 # 22
Childcare Worker Salary in Maine $10.23 $21,290 # 23
Childcare Worker Salary in Wisconsin $10.21 $21,230 # 24
Childcare Worker Salary in Virginia $10.11 $21,030 # 25
Childcare Worker Salary in Montana $10.02 $20,830 # 26
Childcare Worker Salary in Florida $9.99 $20,790 # 27
Childcare Worker Salary in Arizona $9.93 $20,660 # 28
Childcare Worker Salary in North Carolina $9.87 $20,520 # 29
Childcare Worker Salary in Pennsylvania $9.87 $20,520 # 30
Childcare Worker Salary in Georgia $9.77 $20,330 # 31
Childcare Worker Salary in North Dakota $9.71 $20,190 # 32
Childcare Worker Salary in Kansas $9.64 $20,050 # 33
Childcare Worker Salary in Missouri $9.62 $20,010 # 34
Childcare Worker Salary in Tennessee $9.58 $19,920 # 35
Childcare Worker Salary in Indiana $9.53 $19,830 # 36
Childcare Worker Salary in Kentucky $9.51 $19,780 # 37
Childcare Worker Salary in Texas $9.49 $19,740 # 38
Childcare Worker Salary in Hawaii $9.34 $19,430 # 39
Childcare Worker Salary in Nebraska $9.29 $19,330 # 40
Childcare Worker Salary in Oklahoma $9.26 $19,260 # 41
Childcare Worker Salary in New Mexico $9.23 $19,190 # 42
Childcare Worker Salary in Idaho $9.07 $18,860 # 43
Childcare Worker Salary in South Dakota $9.05 $18,820 # 44
Childcare Worker Salary in Louisiana $8.94 $18,600 # 45
Childcare Worker Salary in Iowa $8.92 $18,540 # 46
Childcare Worker Salary in West Virginia $8.91 $18,530 # 47
Childcare Worker Salary in South Carolina $8.88 $18,470 # 48
Childcare Worker Salary in Alabama $8.81 $18,330 # 49
Childcare Worker Salary in Mississippi $8.80 $18,310 # 50
Childcare Worker Salary in Arkansas $8.70 $18,090 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics