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Childcare Workers

in Massachusetts

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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
399011  Childcare Workers 22,049 24,238 2,189 9.93 % 870 219 651 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    7,630  35 % 8,710  36 % 1,080  14 % $27,160
Social Assistance    6,980  32 % 8,040  33 % 1,060  15 % $26,870
Other Services (except Government)    3,700  17 % 3,970  16 % 270  7 % $24,800
Educational Services    3,130  14 % 3,320  14 % 190  6 % $29,760
Educational Services    3,130  14 % 3,320  14 % 190  6 % $29,760
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    1,540  7 % 1,660  7 % 120  7 % $24,800
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries    1,180  5 % 1,260  5 % 80  7 % $28,030
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    560  3 % 560  2 % 0  -0 % $28,320
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation    180  1 % 190  1 % 10  10 % $28,850
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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