$23,253
Avg. Salary
$9.79
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Daycare Assistant is $9.79 per hour.

The average pay for a Daycare Assistant is $23,253 per year.

10%
$7.90
10%
$9.79
50%
$12.14
90%
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MEDIAN $9.79
10%
$16k
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$23k
50%
$36k
90%
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MEDIAN $23,253
$16,054 - $36,363
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MEDIAN: $23,253
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$7.90 - $12.14
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$0$36K
Salary $16,054 - $36,363
Bonus $125
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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$16,449 - $26,160
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$18
Hourly Rate $7.90 - $12.14
Overtime $1.86 - $18.55
Annual Data $0$26K
Bonus $125
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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$16,449 - $26,160
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 288

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.

Common Career Paths for Daycare Assistant


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Daycare Assistants' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Daycare Teacher. Median pay for Daycare Teachers is $21K.

Daycare Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Daycare Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Daycare Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Daycare Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 128 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Daycare Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Daycare Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 21 salaries. A Daycare Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 6 salaries.

Daycare Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Daycare Assistant?

Daycare Assistant in Mankato:
"Easy Going."
Pros: The people
Cons: The bus system

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Key Stats for Daycare Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Daycare Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Late-Career
▲10%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$20,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 86%