A Child Care / Day Care Worker earns an average wage of AU$19.24 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.
Child Care / Day Care Worker Total Pay (?
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AU$19,574 - AU$46,579
(Median)
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47K
MEDIAN: AU$35,175
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Child Care / Day Care Worker Total Pay (?
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AU$15.72 - AU$23.02
(Median)
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MEDIAN: AU$19.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$17KAU$34KAU$51K
Salary
AU$19,574 - AU$46,579  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$493.16  
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$32,174 - AU$48,121  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,021
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$15.72 - AU$23.02  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$493.16  
   
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).
)
AU$32,174 - AU$48,121  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,021
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Pay Difference By Location
Geelong
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Newcastle
0%
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National Average
AU$40,000
Adelaide
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Brisbane
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Darwin
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Gold Coast
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Experience Affects Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

National Average
AU$40,000

Skills That Affect Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

Activities for Children
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National Average
AU$40,000
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Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 4% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 96%
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