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Childcare Workers

Take care of children in daycare settings.

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$15.65 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  8.5%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Assist individuals with special needs.
  • Care for patients with mental illnesses.
  • Develop daily schedules for children or families.
  • Develop educational or training programs.
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Job Title Examples:

Before and After School Daycare Worker
Child Caregiver
Preschool Aide

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