Child Care Worker Research Reveals Disturbing Pay Data
Noble, Barbara Presley, THE JOURNAL RECORD
N.Y. Times News Service
If wages are any indication of the esteem in which a person's labor is held, consider the following fact, culled from the pages of the federal government's Occupational Outlook Handbook: People who take care of zoo animals make on average nearly $2,500 a year more than most of the people who take care of human animals in child care centers.
Should it gall a child care worker that a python is thought to require more skillful handling than a toddler? No? Then try on these figures from an about-to-be-released survey and see how they fit your budget: In 1988, the lowest-paid workers in child care, assistant teachers in preschool …
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Publication information: Article title: Child Care Worker Research Reveals Disturbing Pay Data. Contributors: Noble, Barbara Presley - Author. Newspaper title: THE JOURNAL RECORD. Publication date: April 21, 1993. Page number: Not available. © 2009 THE JOURNAL RECORD. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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