Child Care Assistant Salary (Australia)

A Child Care Assistant earns an average wage of AU$18.83 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Child Care Assistant Total Pay (?
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AU$28,152 - AU$46,641
(Median)
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36K
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47K
MEDIAN: AU$36,134
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Child Care Assistant Total Pay (?
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AU$15.95 - AU$22.70
(Median)
16
23
MEDIAN: AU$18.00
10%
90%
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$16KAU$32KAU$48K
Salary
AU$28,152 - AU$46,641  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$100.84  
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$32,877 - AU$47,479  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 583
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$10AU$20AU$30
Hourly Rate
AU$15.95 - AU$22.70  
   
Overtime
AU$15.55 - AU$29.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$20KAU$40KAU$60K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$100.84  
   
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$32,877 - AU$47,479  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 583
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Pay by Experience Level for Child Care Assistant

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

Pay Difference By Location

Sydney
up arrow 4%
Gold Coast
up arrow 3%
Adelaide
up arrow 3%
Melbourne
up arrow 1%
Cairns
up arrow 1%
National Average
AU$39,000
Brisbane
up arrow 1%
Perth
up arrow 1%
Darwin
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Canberra
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Townsville
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Experience Affects Child Care Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
AU$39,000

Skills That Affect Child Care Assistant Salaries

Childhood Education
up arrow 4%
Activities for Children
up arrow 2%
National Average
AU$39,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 2% dental benefits Dental: %
vision benefits Vision: % employee benefits None: 98%
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