Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Youth Worker is $13.62
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 $12.62 based on 30 salaries. An early career Youth Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.48 based on 176 salaries. A mid-career Youth …Read more
What Do Youth Workers Do?
A youth worker serves as an advocate and role model at a youth center or program, providing guidance and support to teenagers and children. The main focus for a youth worker is to build therapeutic relationships with their mentees. Though this is a support position, a youth worker should have strong leadership capabilities to provide the youth with the direction they need. Sensitivity to cultural and individual differences are essential. Additionally, since youth workers interact with children …Read more
- 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.