Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Childcare Workers (39-9011)

Attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play. Excludes Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education (25-2011) and Teacher Assistants (25-9041).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 1915 1987 3.76 144 147 298
United States 1160000 1187700 0.0 86800 88300 177900
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 12.88 8.84 10.05 12.24 14.78 18.13
Alaska 14.40 11.23 12.07 13.68 15.62 19.13
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 13.96 11.15 11.80 12.94 15.26 18.47
Fairbanks North Star Borough 18.56 12.04 14.94 18.53 22.18 25.31
Balance of State 14.50 11.43 12.72 14.17 15.60 18.46

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.