Childcare Worker Salary

The average pay for a Childcare Worker is AU$20.66 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 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. A skill in diploma is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$16,913 - AU$49,718
(Median)
AU$17K
AU$37K
AU$50K
MEDIAN: AU$37,163
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90%

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AU$17.59 - AU$25.11
(Median)
AU$18
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Salary
AU$16,913 - AU$49,718  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$50.11  
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$35,406 - AU$52,213  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$17.59 - AU$25.11  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$1.49  
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$37.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$50.11  
   
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$35,406 - AU$52,213  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,436
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Pay by Experience Level for Childcare Worker

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$42,737

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Childcare Worker Reviews

What is it like working as a Childcare Worker?

Childcare Worker in kyabram:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Seeing kids learn and develop.
Cons: Reporting cases of child abuse.

Childcare Worker in emerald:
Pros: The kids are the best part about going to work and being able to change there lives.
Cons: The pay rate is shit and the way we get treated by the government.

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Experience Affects Childcare Worker Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
AU$43,000


Skills That Affect Childcare Worker Salaries

diploma
up arrow 10%

Childhood Education
up arrow 1%

Activities for Children
0%

National Average
AU$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 95%
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