A Child Care / Day Care Worker earns an average wage of AU$21.41 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$20,223 - AU$53,602
AU$20K
AU$41K
AU$54K
MEDIAN: AU$41,070
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50%
90%

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AU$17.72 - AU$25.98
AU$18
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.41
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$20,223 - AU$53,602  
   
Bonus
AU$350.00  
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$35,720 - AU$54,119  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$11AU$22AU$33
Hourly Rate
AU$17.72 - AU$25.98  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$1.25  
Overtime
AU$1.52 - AU$32.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Bonus
AU$350.00  
   
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$35,720 - AU$54,119  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 447

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Pay by Experience Level for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Pay by Experience for a Child Care / Day Care Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Child Care / Day Care Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 370 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Child Care / Day Care Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 126 salaries. An experienced Child Care / Day Care Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 67 salaries. A Child Care / Day Care Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,411

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Key Stats for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

▲10%

▲7%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
AU$44,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries


National Average
AU$44,000

Activities for Children
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 94%