A Child Care Assistant earns an average wage of AU$20.94 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AU$30,021 - AU$46,587
AU$30K
AU$42K
AU$47K
MEDIAN: AU$41,992
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AU$18.13 - AU$25.74
AU$18
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.11
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Salary
AU$30,021 - AU$46,587  
   
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$37,612 - AU$53,364  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$10AU$20AU$30
Hourly Rate
AU$18.13 - AU$25.74  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$2.00  
Overtime
AU$27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$20KAU$40KAU$60K
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$37,612 - AU$53,364  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 198

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Pay by Experience Level for Child Care Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Child Care Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Child Care Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 184 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Child Care Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Child Care Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 19 salaries. A Child Care Assistant 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 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$43,845

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Key Stats for Child Care Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Child Care Assistant Salaries

▲10%

▲8%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
AU$44,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Child Care Assistant Salaries


National Average
AU$44,000

Activities for Children
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%
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