Child Care / Day Care Worker Salary

A Child Care / Day Care Worker earns an average wage of AU$20.56 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$23,537 - AU$51,006
(Median)
AU$24K
AU$38K
AU$51K
MEDIAN: AU$38,370
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AU$17.12 - AU$25.14
(Median)
AU$17
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Salary
AU$23,537 - AU$51,006  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$295.90  
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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AU$34,339 - AU$52,327  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$11AU$22AU$33
Hourly Rate
AU$17.12 - AU$25.14  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$32.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$295.90  
   
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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AU$34,339 - AU$52,327  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 732
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Pay by Experience Level for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$42,572

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Experience Affects Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
AU$43,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 94%
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