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Daycare Assistant Salary

Daycare Assistants in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $9.11 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $7.50 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $12.45. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to one-sixth, and less than 10 percent earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$7.50 - $12.45
(Median)
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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
$7.50 - $12.45  
   
Overtime
$10.00 - $15.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $309.13  
   
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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$15,705 - $30,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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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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Experience Affects Daycare Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$19,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 16% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 84%