Average Youth Worker Hourly Pay

$12.77
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$256
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The average hourly pay for a Youth Worker is $12.77.
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$9.95
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$12.77
90%
$17.32
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$10 - $17
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What Do Youth Workers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Youth Worker

3.6 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Youth Workers?

Skills in Mentoring, Counseling, Crisis Intervention, Community Outreach / Activism and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Youth Workers?

An entry-level Youth Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.00 based on 38 salaries. An early career Youth Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.30 based on 197 salaries. A mid-career Youth Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.85 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Youth Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.11 based on 46 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Youth Worker in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 80.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (20.5% more) and New York, New York (17.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (6.0% less), Houston, Texas (5.6% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 357 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.6%
Early Career
55.2%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
12.9%
Late Career
3.4%