Average Cost of Child Care

Information compiled by the Child Care Council as of June 2015

Average Weekly Cost of Child Care in Albany County

Age GroupChild Care CentersFamily Child Care
Infant $243.53 (+0.97%) $183.62 (+1.44%)
Toddler $226.55 (+0.81%) $172.04 (+1.84%)
Preschool $208.54 (+1.61%) $169.19 (+3.98%)
School-Age $158.53 (+4.57%) $143.39 (-1.00%)

Average Weekly Cost of Child Care in Fulton County

Age GroupChild Care CentersFamily Child Care
Infant $162.50 - $147.69 (+0.25%)
Toddler $147.67 - $143.85 (+0.27%)
Preschool $131.62 - $136.48 (-1.25%)
School-Age $108.25 (-9.79% $126.50 (-3.77%)

Average Weekly Cost of Child Care in Montgomery County

Age GroupChild Care CentersFamily Child Care
Infant $169.50 (-3.14%) $139.06 -
Toddler $157.50 (+6.77%) $135.31 (-5.04%)
Preschool $142.92 (+3.88%) $132.65 (0.94%)
School-Age $160 (+29%) $121.62 -

Average Weekly Cost of Child Care in Rensselaer County

Age GroupChild Care CentersFamily Child Care
Infant $217.30 (-2.15%) $173.16 (+2.18%)
Toddler $207.50 (+2.65%) $160.67 (+0.47)
Preschool $189.20 (-0.58%) $160.40 (+4.16%_
School-Age $137.58 (-1.12%) $139.86 (+1.59%)

Average Weekly Cost of Child Care in Saratoga County

Age GroupChild Care CentersFamily Child Care
Infant $237.40 (+2.41%) $173.06 (+2.16%)
Toddler $219.09 (+3.69%) $166.15 (-0.80%)
Preschool $211.16 (+3.51%) $166.86 (+3.83)
School-Age $158.93 (-3.66%) $134.62 (+2.55%)

Average Weekly Cost of Child Care in Schenectady County

Age GroupChild Care CentersFamily Child Care
Infant $200.88 (-5.71%) $173.49 (-0.60%)
Toddler $189.95 (-4.58%) $166.31 (-0.33%)
Preschool $200.36 (+1.10%) $164.97 (+9.09%)
School-Age $154.62 (+1.30%) $133.69 (+1.15%)

Average Weekly Cost of Child Care in the Capital Region

Age GroupChild Care CentersFamily Child Care
Infant $227.48 (+9.57%) $173.61 (+6.21%)
Toddler $212.51 (+11.61%) $164.78 (+4.15%)
Preschool $201.84 (+13.51%) $162.99 (+4.9%)
School-Age $155.01 (+9.11%) $136.29 (2.34%)

 

Contact the Capital District Child Care Council with any questions and speak to a Parent Educator by calling 518.426.7181, or emailing Tricia Howland.