Childcare Worker

What They Do.

Childcare Workers care for children care for children when their family is unable to. They hlelp with the basic feeding and bathing, and help prepare kids for school or help with homework.


Childcare Workers take care of children in the child's home, their own home's and child care centers. Childcare worker can work irregular hours, part time and/or full time.

How Do You Become One?

Education requirement varies from state to state, the situation and the employer. The least amount of education is less then a high school diploma to an early childhood education diploma.


Form May 2012 to now the pay for Childcare Workers is $9.38 an hour, and $19,510 a year.

Job Outlook

Childcare Worker's emploment of thought to grow 14% from 2012 to 2022. This is the average for most jobs. This growth is thought to be because of the increase for children that need childcare and the demand for preschool education.

Similar Occupations

Other jobs include; Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers, Preschool and Childcare Center Directors, Preschool Teachers, and Teacher Assistants