A Youth Worker earns an average wage of C$17.31 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$28,795 - C$59,349
(Median)
C$29K
C$39K
C$59K
MEDIAN: C$38,966
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50%
90%

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C$12.39 - C$23.61
(Median)
C$12
C$17
C$24
MEDIAN: C$17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$28,795 - C$59,349  
   
Bonus
C$3,050  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$26,500 - C$51,386  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$9C$18C$27
Hourly Rate
C$12.39 - C$23.61  
   
Overtime
C$23.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Bonus
C$3,050  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$26,500 - C$51,386  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Pay by Experience Level for Youth Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Youth Worker Reviews

What is it like working as a Youth Worker?

Youth Worker in Courtenay:
"Program Worker Does The Work Of A Youth Worker WITHOUT Pay."
Pros: The job allows independence, decision making and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students and kids with behavioral issues.
Cons: The amount of responsibility for the pay is not reasonable. I run a work program doing firewood and the school district profits not only monetarily but the students benefit from the work experience. They learn appropriate work behavior. In addition I am a CPR qualified instructor, a red seal journeyman carpenter, and I have a 4 year honors degree and a year of courses in clinical counselling. I should be paid at the very minimum the same wage as a teacher, instead of an educational assistant. Who has nowhere near the responsibility I do.

Youth Worker in Winnipeg:
"Optimistic Helper."
Pros: I enjoying listening and participating in the conversations that are being shared by youths. Growing and learning from one another on a daily basis.
Cons: The lack of communication between staff and the unexpected events that unfold.

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Experience Affects Youth Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
C$37,000


Skills That Affect Youth Worker Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 2%

National Average
C$37,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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