Early Childhood Entry-Level Career Information



Center Based Childcare Assistant: (28k-33k)

As a play therapist, your job is to provide therapy for children through the strategic use of toys and games. In each therapy session, you evaluate behavioral changes, discuss your client’s needs and problems, and collaborate with other staff to address the unique issues and challenges each client faces.

In Home Family Childcare: (32k-59k)

Home daycare providers care for children in their own homes while their parents are at work or otherwise engaged during the day. They take care of the child’s every need, including playing games with them, feeding them, and providing basic education as requested by parents.

Childcare Facility Food Preparation: (17k-33k)

Cooks at child care centers plan and prepare meals that meet proper nutritional requirements. They ensure that food is stored and handled properly, and that the kitchen and all its equipment are thoroughly sanitary.

Private Nanny: (23k-70k)

A nannies specific duties include the children’s laundry, maintaining the cleanliness of equipment, toys and rooms used by the children and, if required, the preparation of the children’s meals. Nannies are also expected to drop off and collect children from schools or nurseries.