Childcare Workers

6.0/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $13.22 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 32% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Childcare Workers' job openings is expected to rise 6.5% by 2031
'Childcare Workers' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Childcare Workers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Childcare Workers' was $27,490, or $13.22 hourly
'Childcare Workers' are paid 39.9% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as childcare workers?

As of 2021 there were 438,520 people employed as Childcare Workers within the United States.
This represents around 0.31% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 321 people are employed as Childcare Workers.

Job description

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

SOC Code: 39-9011.00


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eth (Highly likely) says
Have you read the science fictions of Isaac Asimov? Everything is possible.
Jul 26, 2020 at 11:48 AM

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