The average pay for a Childcare Worker is AU$21.45 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

AU$13,935 - AU$51,282
(Median)
AU$14K
AU$36K
AU$51K
MEDIAN: AU$36,085
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AU$18.56 - AU$25.59
(Median)
AU$19
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Salary
AU$13,935 - AU$51,282  
   
Bonus
AU$450.00  
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$36,883 - AU$53,211  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$18.56 - AU$25.59  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.36  
Overtime
AU$9.70 - AU$39.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$450.00  
   
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$36,883 - AU$53,211  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 748
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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$44,325

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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
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National Average
AU$44,000


Skills That Affect Childcare Worker Salaries

diploma
up arrow 8%

Childhood Education
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$44,000

Activities for Children
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 96%
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