Daycare Assistant Salary
Women comprise the majority of Daycare Assistants in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $9.56 per hour on average. Job satisfaction for Daycare Assistants is high. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to around one in ten, and less than 10 percent earn vision coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Job Description for Daycare Assistant
- Assist child care leads with activities and daily supervision of children.
- Communicate concerns, problems and needs to supervisor.
- Clean and organize facility.
- Prepare and disseminate activity and lesson materials and supplies.
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Pay by Experience Level for Daycare Assistant
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $19K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $20K. Daycare Assistants who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $23K. Daycare Assistants who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $22K.