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$39,996 - AU$45,188
AU$43K
MEDIAN: AU$42,595
50%
AU$18.24 - AU$25.46
AU$18
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.18
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$52K
Salary AU$42,595
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$38,069 - AU$52,768
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data AU$0AU$27
Hourly Rate AU$18.24 - AU$25.46
Hourly Tips AU$2.00
Overtime AU$27.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$52K
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$38,069 - AU$52,768
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 193

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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 AU$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 AU$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 AU$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 AU$44,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,022

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Child Care Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Child Care Assistant?

Child Care Assistant in Brisbane:
Pros: Love working around kids and working with my colleagues.
Cons: Cleaning up the poo and mess the kids make.

Child Care Assistant in Sydney:
"Buzzzz."
Pros: Its very fun and rewarding very full on and it makes the day go fast.
Cons: Watching people sit down in a chair talking all day to each other.

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Key Stats for Child Care Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Child Care Assistant Salaries

▲9%

▲8%

National Average
AU$44,000

Late-Career
▼1%

▼2%

Skills That Affect Child Care Assistant Salaries


National Average
AU$44,000

Activities for Children
▼2%

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
16%
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: 96%
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