The average pay for a Childcare Worker is AU$21.67 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$13,591 - AU$53,930
AU$14K
AU$38K
AU$54K
MEDIAN: AU$38,143
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AU$18.71 - AU$25.83
AU$19
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.67
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Salary
AU$13,591 - AU$53,930  
   
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$37,280 - AU$53,749  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$18.71 - AU$25.83  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.36  
Overtime
AU$3.50 - AU$39.15  
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$37,280 - AU$53,749  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 616

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Pay by Experience Level for Childcare Worker

Pay by Experience for a Childcare Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Childcare Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 499 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Childcare Worker 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 183 salaries. An experienced Childcare Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 66 salaries. A Childcare Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,838

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Childcare Worker Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Childcare Worker

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Childcare Worker Salaries

▲8%

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Childcare Worker Salaries

▲8%


Activities for Children
▼0%

National Average
AU$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%