The average pay for an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) is C$15.64 per hour. A skill in child development is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$21,572 - C$48,910
C$22K
C$34K
C$49K
MEDIAN: C$34,373
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C$12.21 - C$21.77
C$12
C$16
C$22
MEDIAN: C$15.64
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$17KC$34KC$51K
Salary
C$21,572 - C$48,910  
   
Bonus
C$51.06 - C$3,917  
Profit Sharing
C$2,250  
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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C$24,978 - C$46,393  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 313
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$11C$22C$33
Hourly Rate
C$12.21 - C$21.77  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.75  
Overtime
C$5.18 - C$31.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$22KC$44KC$66K
Bonus
C$51.06 - C$3,917  
   
Profit Sharing
C$2,250  
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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C$24,978 - C$46,393  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,762

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$32,763

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Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Early Childhood Educator (ECE)?

Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in Hamilton:
Pros: The freedom to play and learn with the children following their interests within a healthy and safe environment.
Cons: Janitorial jobs.

Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in St. Catharines:
"Amazing."
Pros: The best part about being an ECE is working with children and their families. Seeing their faces so happy to see you each day, and getting to know their family is an amazing feeling and it's great knowing you're making a difference in the children's lives.
Cons: Laundry, early mornings, cold weather.

Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in Mississauga:
"ECE job."
Pros: I like working with kids. I like meeting new faces and working with different age groups. I like working in the field that I went to school for.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 142 votes.
047
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salaries




National Average
C$33,000


Skills That Affect Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salaries

child development
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Childhood Education
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Activities for Children
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National Average
C$33,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 142 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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