Daycare Assistant salary in the United States

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Based on 699 income tax records
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How much do Daycare Assistants make?
The average total salary for a Daycare Assistant is $20,000 per year. This is based on data from 699 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Daycare Assistant and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Daycare Assistant salary can vary between $15,500 to $32,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Daycare Assistant demographics in United States

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82% are single
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18% are married
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29% have kids
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14% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Daycare Assistants in United States

699 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a daycare assistant in the United States is $20,000 per year. Daycare assistant salaries in the United States can vary between $15,500 to $32,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 699 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as daycare assistant.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for daycare assistants in the United States: Seattle Metro Area, WA ($25,500 a year), Chicago Metro Area, IL ($23,000 a year), and Portland Metro Area, OR ($21,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.