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Childcare Workers

Take care of children in daycare settings.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well below the statewide median
$11.44 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Above statewide average
Growth rate:  8.5%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Assist individuals with special needs.
  • Care for patients with mental illnesses.
  • Develop daily schedules for children or families.
  • Teach daily living skills or behaviors.
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Job Title Examples:

Before and After School Daycare Worker
Child Caregiver
Preschool Aide

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