Female teacher smiling a young boy in a classroom setting

Childcare Workers attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions, and perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.

Sample of reported job titles: Assistant Teacher, Caregiver, Child Care Worker, Child Caregiver, Childcare Provider, Childcare Worker, Daycare Teacher, Daycare Worker, Infant Teacher, Toddler Teacher

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $9.09/hr
  • 608 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2016-2021: -5%
  • Retirement Risk: 20% of Local Employees are Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 9% of Local Employees are Male

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*

Graphic Literacy
3 4 4

Training and Prep

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.