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Childcare Worker Salary

The average pay for a Childcare Worker is AU$20.01 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$24,174 - AU$50,958
(Median)
AU$24K
AU$39K
AU$51K
MEDIAN: AU$38,873
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AU$16.56 - AU$24.54
(Median)
AU$17
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Salary
AU$24,174 - AU$50,958  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$98.63  
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$33,737 - AU$51,162  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 97
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$16.56 - AU$24.54  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$35.16  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$98.63  
   
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$33,737 - AU$51,162  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,234
United States (change)

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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

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 8%


National Average
AU$41,000


Skills That Affect Childcare Worker Salaries

Childhood Education
up arrow 2%

Activities for Children
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 5% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 94%