A Child Care / Day Care Worker earns an average wage of AU$21.22 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$20,895 - AU$52,642
(Median)
AU$21K
AU$41K
AU$53K
MEDIAN: AU$40,531
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90%

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AU$17.55 - AU$25.80
(Median)
AU$18
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Salary
AU$20,895 - AU$52,642  
   
Bonus
AU$200.00  
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$35,140 - AU$53,657  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$11AU$22AU$33
Hourly Rate
AU$17.55 - AU$25.80  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$1.25  
Overtime
AU$1.51 - AU$32.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Bonus
AU$200.00  
   
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).
)
AU$35,140 - AU$53,657  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 478
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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$43,959

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Experience Affects Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries



Late-Career
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National Average
AU$44,000


Skills That Affect Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

Childhood Education
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National Average
AU$44,000

Activities for Children
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 96%
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