Daycare Assistant Salary (United States)

Daycare Assistants in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $9.08 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $7.58 per hour to $12.42. 19 percent enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and 10 percent get vision benefits. For the most part, Daycare Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.
Daycare Assistant Salary (?
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$7.58 - $12.42
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.58 - $12.42  
   
Overtime
$9.83 - $15.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $250.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$15,909 - $30,487  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Job Description for Daycare Assistant

  • Clean and organize facility.
  • Prepare and disseminate activity and lesson materials and supplies.
  • Assist child care leads with activities and daily supervision of children.
  • Communicate concerns, problems and needs to supervisor.

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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$19,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 19% dental benefits Dental: 10%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 81%
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