There Is a Growing Need For Affordable Childcare

  • Many developed nations need more affordable childcare
  • Families usually spend 10% of their income on childcare
  • Half of Americans live in areas without affordable childcare access
  • 38% of childcare needs are met by parents
  • 30% of childcare needs are met by home-based daycares
  • Families pay $300 – $600 per week for childcare
  • There are roughly 285,000 daycare workers in the USA
  • The industry is experiencing a high turnaround rate
  • Pay is expected to rise as the need for childcare continues to grow
  • Entry level childcare starts around $25,000 per year as of 2021
  • Positions in schools, churches, or care centers usually receive higher pay
  • Being your own boss gives you more income and freedom in childcare
  • Childcare is emotionally rewarding
  • Being around children can be very uplifting
  • Childcare workers save money on their own children
  • Typically childcare workers do not require degrees
  • A degree can help build credibility
  • Formal Educations and good credit help childcare workers get loans
  • Childcare workers require practical skills such as cooking and cleaning
  • Empathy is very important to help deal with children
  • Creativity & management skills help keep a program successfull