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Childcare Workers

Job Information

Attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.


  • About 33 percent of child care workers are self-employed, most of whom provided child care in their homes.
  • Training requirements range from a high school diploma to a college degree, although some jobs require less than a high school diploma.
  • Many workers leave these jobs every year, creating good job opportunities.


Personality I like helping others
Salary $19,430/yr ($9.72/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education High School diploma