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  • DSP Engineer

    Title: DSP / Digital Communications Engineer Location: Herndon VA - remote work is available
    $86k-142k yearly est.18d ago
  • Caregivers for Short Shifts

    At SYNERGY HomeCare we create a world of care at home for all, which means you will have the opportunity to care for a wide variety of people; spanning all ages and all abilities. Experience the SYNERGY HomeCare difference, when you are part of the Prince William Times Readers Choice Best of the Best in In Home Care. SYNERGY HomeCare offers Certified Nursing Assistant, Home health Aide or Personal Care Aide, CNA / HHA / PCA's: As a CNA / HHA / PCA with SYNERGY HomeCare, you will: When you join the SYNERGY HomeCare team as a Certified Nursing Assistant, Home health Aide or Personal Care Aide, CNA/ HHA or PCA, you will feel appreciated, recognized, and rewarded for the comforting, life-affirming care that comes right from your heart!
    $16-18 hourly1d ago
  • Mid-Level DSP Engineer

    Blue Ridge Envisioneering, a BlackSignal Technologies company is seeking qualified candidates to fill Signal Processing Engineer positions at our headquarters in Chantilly, VA, and Denver, CO.
    $21k-34k yearly est.10d ago
  • Bather / Groomer Trainee

    Working at PetSmart is not a job, it's a community of those who work together for the love of pets. Under the guidance of the salon leader, you'll begin your training as a bather and learn about different dog breeds and styling. Petsmart offers a training program that will set you up for success.
    $23k-28k yearly est.15d ago
  • DSP Communications Engineer

    What are the primary responsibilities in the DSP Communications Engineer position? This position can be located in our Tucson, AZ, Denver CO or Chantilly, VA offices.
    $21k-34k yearly est.19d ago
  • Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Brain Injury

    Tree of Life, a Collage Rehabilitation Partner is a growing organization dedicated to excellence, honesty and ethics in the treatment of our clients and each other. The Tree of Life Services Patient Care Technician is responsible for assisting with and properly documenting the client's day-to-day activities of daily living (ADLs) as assigned.
    $16 hourly1d ago
  • Direct Support Professional - PRN - Berryville Student Services

    Be aware, that if you come to work at Grafton you will be doing the type of work that will change you as a person. Under general supervision, Direct Support Professionals in our Children & Adolescence program, participate in the direct care and plan implementation for clients, as prescribed by physician and treatment teams.
    $20 hourly60d+ ago
  • Full Time Delivery Driver Amazon DSP

    315 Logistics will provide Amazon branded delivery vehicles or alike. 315 Logistics is a local veteran owned Amazon delivery service partner providing a small parcel package delivery capability to customers every day. Delivery routes: Chesapeake/Portsmouth 315 Logistics, an Amazon Delivery Service Partner, is looking for reliable, independent, flexible, hard workers who pay attention to details, can quickly problem solve a wide range of situations, and win in a fast-paced environment! Delivery Stations: DOR1 - Chesapeake, VA - 1920 Campostella Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23324 Apply today to schedule your in-person interview with 315 Logistics.
    $17.5 hourly2h ago
  • Resident Care Associate

    Commonwealth Senior Living is a recognized leader in senior living, employing around 2,000 associates, and is a four consecutive year recipient of the Great Place to Work certification! Commonwealth Senior Living will provide paid training. 401k available to all Commonwealth Senior Living associates
    $24k-29k yearly est.12d ago
  • Sitter Needed For 3 Children

    We are looking for a sitter on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9-4:30/5 at our home. The kids are ages 4, 2, and 3 months. Smoke and pet-free home. The 4-year-old will not always be there; he will at times be in school (however, no driving is required from the sitter). The 2-year-old will start school in the fall. Mom and dad work from home most of the time in offices upstairs but are available if needed! Vaccinated and CPR certification preferred.
    $28k-43k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • Evening and Overnight Caregivers

    Home Instead is seeking professional, caring and compassionate Caregivers to join our family and our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults throughout our community by brightening the lives of our clients while assisting them in their everyday needs. Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated. No previous experience necessary- skills training provided by Home Instead Home Instead is looking for Care Professionals who prefer to start their day a little later! In Home Caregiver's Needed for Evenings and Overnights ($13 to $16.50 per hour)
    $13-16.5 hourly11d ago
  • Pet Bather/Brusher

    Holiday Barn offers competitive compensation, training, company provided and maintained supplies and equipment, and the opportunity to work at a company with strong values and professionalism for both our customers as well as our employees. Holiday Barn is a drug-free workplace.
    $21k-29k yearly est.44d ago
  • Direct Support Professional

    Support Services of Virginia is seeking Direct Support Professionals to join our team and provide supports to people with developmental disabilities in the Hampton Roads area and on the Eastern Shore. As a Direct Support Professional, you will support people in finding a balance between what is important to and important for them to help them live the lives of their choosing. Compensation A Direct Support Professional just starting will make $14.50 per hour, however once you are trained and cleared to assist with medications you have the potential to make $15.00 per hour. Support Services of Virginia is committed to mentoring and supporting its team members as they strive to reach their professional and personal goals. Ability to pass and maintain CPR/First Aid, Medicaid Waiver Certification, and Direct Support Professionals Core Competencies.
    $14.5-15 hourly6d ago
  • Resident Care Associate

    The Retreat at Fishersville The Resident Care Associate is responsible for demonstrating all elements of wellness, remaining in accordance with federal, state and local standards and regulations and Phoenix policies to promote the highest degree of quality care and services to our residents. PURPOSE The Resident Care Associate is responsible for providing the highest degree of quality care and services to a consistent group of residents and their families in our assisted living and Memory care neighborhoods. The Resident Care Associate reports directly to the Family Experience Director, Pearl Director or the Assistant Family Experience Director.
    $23k-31k yearly est.9d ago
  • DSP Engineer

    Qualifications CACI | SystemWare (CSW) Team is seeking a highly motivated mid-level DSP Engineer with demonstrable experience in design and implementation of advanced signal processing algorithms for wireless signal collection systems.
    $21k-35k yearly est.13d ago
  • DSP Engineer

    Title: DSP / Digital Communications Engineer Location: Herndon VA - remote work is available
    $86k-142k yearly est.18d ago
  • Direct Support Professional - Community Living Coach - Winchester

    Once you work in Adult services at Grafton, you generally have a hard time working in any other job. Under general supervision, Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) in our Home and Community Based (HCBS) Adult program participate in the implementation of person-centered plans and promote individuals' rights and responsibilities consistent with federal HCBS and state rights regulations and requirements. Grafton has been providing residential opportunities to adults for well over forty years.
    $14.5-17.6 hourly60d+ ago
  • Hybrid/Remote DSP (Digital Signal Processing Engineer) Engineer

    When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Technical Lead DSP Engineer to join our team!
    $21k-35k yearly est.27d ago
  • Resident Care Aide (PRN)

    Maintain required resident care documentation per State regulations and Navion Senior Solutions policies and procedures. Forest Ridge Assisted Living, a community of Navion Senior Living, is seeking Resident Care Team Member for personal care-related roles. Observe, document and report to Resident Care Coordinator or their designee any changes to residents' condition. Our Resident Care Team Members are responsible for delivering high quality resident care and support in a high-quality, cutting edge Assisted Living Community.
    $21k-28k yearly est.16d ago
  • Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

    The Stepping Stones Group provides you with unparalleled support and surrounds you with responsive and supportive clinical leaders, provides you with meaningful interactive opportunities, and gives you access to our exclusive content. The Stepping Stones Group is hiring Paraprofessionals for our full-time, school-based positions in Leesburg, VA!
    $23k-29k yearly est.6d ago

Average Salary For a Child Care Worker

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Child Care Worker is $31,284 per year or $15 per hour. The highest paying Child Care Worker jobs have a salary over $49,000 per year while the lowest paying Child Care Worker jobs pay $19,000 per year

Updated May 30, 2023
Average Child Care Worker Salary
$30,360 yearly
$15 hourly

5 Common Career Paths For a Child Care Worker

Certified Nursing Assistant

A certified nursing assistant generally assists patients in their healthcare needs and medical procedures. They support patients in their daily activities by monitoring patients' temperature and food intake, ensuring the cleanliness of the patient's room, and keeping documentation of patients' conditions for reference of nurses and doctors. A certified nursing assistant should also communicate with patients' families and provide updates as often as needed. It is also important that a nursing assistant is patient and compassionate enough to attend to direct patient needs, which could get demanding or challenging at times.


Nannies are family employees who are primarily responsible for taking care of children in the family's house. They are usually tapped to take care of the kids while the parents are at work or away on vacation. Their responsibilities include preparing food for the children, feeding the children, bathing them, dressing them up, ensuring that they take a nap, playing with them, and tucking them to bed at night. They also ensure that the schedule set by the parents is being followed. They may also do other household chores such as cleaning, watering the plants, washing the dishes, among others.


Often, counselors are known to be the go-to person in times we are in need of emotional and psychological support. They help people to manage and overcome the issues which affect their mental health and well-being. Counselors face different kind of situations which may involve trauma, addiction, disabilities, abuse, suicide, anger management, career, and even personal relationships. They provide care, counseling, rehabilitation, and support services. Every counseling requires collaborative effort both from the counselor and client to become effective.


Being a teacher is one of the most passionate professions, among others. Teachers educate, motivate, and guide every generation of learners to prepare them for the real world. Every teacher is unique and has their own teaching styles and methods depending on the subject they teach and the age of their students. Oftentimes they also function as a parent, counselor, coach, friend, and even a lawmaker. There is essentially no limit to the roles a teacher portrays.


A therapist is responsible for improving the patients' health conditions by evaluating their needs and providing physical and mental support. Therapists are licensed, medical professionals who specialize in different areas to perform treatments and bring relief to patients. Some of their duties include diagnosing patient's problems, performing counseling services, monitoring medication progress, customizing therapy activities for pain management, and consulting other health professionals as needed. Therapists must have extensive knowledge with the medical industry to detect patients' conditions easily and provide effective medications.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Child Care Worker

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Can A Child Care Worker Make 100k?

No, you cannot make $100,000 per year as a child care worker. It is highly unlikely to earn over $100k because the average annual salary for a child care worker is $29,756. Even child care workers in higher-paid positions do not typically earn more than $47,000 per year.

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