The average hourly pay for a Daycare Assistant is $9.99.
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What Are Popular Skills for Daycare Assistants?
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Skills in Childhood Education, Safety Training and Food Preparation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning and Activities for Children.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Daycare Assistants?
An entry-level Daycare Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.72 based on 47 salaries. An early career Daycare Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.97 based on 151 salaries. A mid-career Daycare Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.17 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Daycare Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.34 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $11.
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