Average Child Care Cost

Statewide Fee Analysis of Child Care Facilities in Connecticut

Updated June 4, 2024

Service TypeLowest CostHighest CostAverage Cost
Infant/Toddler Center
Full-Time 
$200.00$725.00$354.00
Infant/Toddler Home
Full-Time
$100.00$500.00$271.00
Preschool Center Full-Time$70.00$725.00$294.00
Preschool Home Full-Time$100.00$500.00$249.00
School Age Center$20.00$337.50$131.00
School Age Home$40.00$385.00$147.00
  • This fee information is provided by the child care facilities. Fees are current as of the date specified on this report. Fee Information does not include State or Federally subsidized programs or programs with sliding scale rates.
  • School age programs report their fees either in an hourly or weekly rate. To capture this, both schedules are reported.
  • This information is available by state, CT Health and Human Services region, county and municipality.
  • The rate information provided is a resource to compare costs of child care programs according to age group, type of program, and location. This information may be helpful when setting your weekly fees.
  • For more information or to get town specific average costs, call 211 Child Care directly at 2-1-1 or 1-800-505-1000.