Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salary

The average wage for an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) is AU$22.77 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 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.

AU$36,972 - AU$65,893
(Median)
AU$37K
AU$49K
AU$66K
MEDIAN: AU$49,314
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AU$19.14 - AU$28.03
(Median)
AU$19
AU$23
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Salary
AU$36,972 - AU$65,893  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$1,030  
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$39,439 - AU$59,614  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$19.14 - AU$28.03  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$40.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$1,030  
   
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$39,439 - AU$59,614  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,153
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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$47,673

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Experience Affects Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%



National Average
AU$48,000


Skills That Affect Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 5%

Childhood Education
0%

National Average
AU$48,000

diploma
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 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
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 92%
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