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Childcare Workers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $10.43
Statewide median: $18.15

 

This career pays well below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Childcare Workers

Area Low Median High
U S
$7.96 $9.49 $14.42
Minnesota
$8 $10.43 $14.29
Central Minnesota
$7.78 $9.22 $13.36
Northeast Minnesota
$7.88 $9.68 $13.94
Northwest Minnesota
$7.84 $9.46 $13.31
Southeast Minnesota
$7.88 $9.58 $12.93
Southwest Minnesota
$7.78 $9.13 $13.85
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$8.18 $11.02 $14.49

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 10,140 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Childcare Workers most often work?

 

Current Demand

This career is currently in very low demand.

 

Future Demand   

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 15,510 new Childcare Workers to meet market demand between 2010-2020. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Childcare Workers
  Employment Employment Change
2010 2020 Number Percent
U S 1,282,300 1,544,300 262,000 20.4%
Minnesota 27,672 34,470 6,798 24.6%
  2010 2020 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 3,165 4,063 898 28.4%
Northeast Minnesota 1,908 2,494 586 30.7%
Northwest Minnesota 3,032 4,117 1,085 35.8%
Southeast Minnesota 2,554 3,164 610 23.9%
Southwest Minnesota 2,198 2,831 633 28.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 14,897 17,918 3,021 20.3%


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