Childcare Workers in Arizona
Is Arizona a good place for you to work as a Childcare Worker?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Childcare Workers in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Childcare Workers in Arizona is growing faster than average.
Childcare Workers in Arizona earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Childcare Workers Work in Arizona?
In Arizona, there were 10,450 people working as Childcare Workers in the year 2018.
There were 9,400 Childcare Workers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 1,050 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 7,890 Childcare Workers working in it, which means Arizona has more Childcare Workers than average.
Job Projections for Arizona
Jobs for Childcare Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 18.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.9%.
Arizona Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 2,730 annual Childcare Workers job openings in Arizona, and 18,420 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 189,100 annual jobs and 1,300,900 total jobs in 2026.
What do Childcare Workers Make in Arizona?
In 2018 wages for Childcare Workers ranged from $21,860 to $30,090 with $23,930 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.51 to $14.47. The median hourly rate was $11.51.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $11.24 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.27.
The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Arizona Metros for Childcare Workers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Childcare Workers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ||110||$23,000|
Top States for Childcare Workers Employment
View the list below to see where most Childcare Workers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Childcare Workers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$30,880|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Childcare Worker Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Jsonin under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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