The average pay for an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) is AU$23.45 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Team Leadership is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$37,389 - AU$65,470
(Median)
AU$37K
AU$49K
AU$65K
MEDIAN: AU$49,292
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AU$19.67 - AU$28.97
(Median)
AU$20
AU$23
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Salary
AU$37,389 - AU$65,470  
   
Bonus
AU$1,017  
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$40,541 - AU$60,822  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$19.67 - AU$28.97  
   
Overtime
AU$22.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$1,017  
   
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$40,541 - AU$60,822  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 975
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Pay by Experience Level for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,868

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Experience Affects Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 6%


National Average
AU$49,000


Skills That Affect Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 12%

Childhood Education
0%

National Average
AU$49,000

diploma
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 93%
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