How much does a Child Care Worker make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Child Care Worker in the United States is $18 as of January 26, 2023, but the salary range typically falls between $16 and $20. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Optimize Manpower Solutions, Inc. - Richmond , VA
... enter foster care in Virginia. * In consultation with the Resource Family Program Manager and ... Candidates should have knowledge of Virginia's locally administered child welfare system ...
ZipRecruiter - 19 days ago
Mary's Child & Pet Care, LLC - Winchester , VA
Working with kids! We are seeking an experienced and energetic Care Provider to join our team! You ... Strong understanding of child development * Patient, kind, and nurturing * Excellent organizational ...
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Butterfly Effects - Virginia Beach , VA
Children and families are at the heart of our work, and we take care of the people who make all the ... Our home-based treatment involves working directly with the child and the family in their natural ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 3 days ago
Tuckaway Child Care - Richmond , VA
... working with children! Do you love making a difference and making the children feel like they are ... We offer great benefits including · A fun, professional work environment · Child care discount if ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
YMCA of Greater Richmond - Midlothian , VA
The YMCA of Greater Richmond is currently seeking Program Assistants for our School Age Child Care ... Interested working with school-age children The following certifications are highly desirable
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Right At School - Yorktown , VA
... each child's uniqueness! We are seeking a natural leader with high-energy to serve as Program ... Respect for and dedication to working with children * 2 years of direct experience working with ...
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Child Care Worker in the United States. The average hourly rate for Child Care Worker ranges from $16 to $20 with the average hourly pay of $18. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $16 to $20 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $18.

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