The average hourly pay for a Child and Youth Worker is $13.38.
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Job Description for Child and Youth Worker
Child and youth workers help to create and execute guided activities for young people, and they are employed primarily by parks departments, community centers, summer camps, and other organizations. Their work focuses on getting kids involved in fun, healthy, and safe activities to help build socialization, teamwork, and problem-solving skills among them. In general, child and youth workers are responsible for carefully designing activities which incorporate a variety of skills, such as those i…Read more
Child and Youth Worker Tasks
- Supervise children, ensuring safety, and adherence to regulations.
- Create, revise, and update documents about children, their care, and the facility.
- Keep facility hygienic and workspace neat and orderly.
- Plan and implement group and individual activities.
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Popular Skills for Child and Youth Worker
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Skills in Mentoring, Activities for Children, Crisis Intervention, Program Development and Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Child and Youth Worker
An entry-level Child and Youth Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.19 based on 16 salaries. An early career Child and Youth Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.82 based on 99 salaries. A mid-career Child and Youth Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.95 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Child and Youth Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.01 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
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Employees with Child and Youth Worker in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (8.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Louisville, Kentucky (12.2% less) and Miami, Florida (8.4% less).
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