The average wage for an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) is C$15.49 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$21,628 - C$47,867
(Median)
C$22K
C$33K
C$48K
MEDIAN: C$33,071
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C$12.12 - C$21.45
(Median)
C$12
C$15
C$21
MEDIAN: C$15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$16KC$32KC$48K
Salary
C$21,628 - C$47,867  
   
Bonus
C$9.86 - C$3,959  
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$24,788 - C$45,470  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 318
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$11C$22C$33
Hourly Rate
C$12.12 - C$21.45  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.75  
Overtime
C$7.34 - C$30.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$22KC$44KC$66K
Bonus
C$9.86 - C$3,959  
   
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$24,788 - C$45,470  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,778
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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: C$32,338

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Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Reviews

What is it like working as an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) at Peekaboo?

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.

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

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.

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Experience Affects Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salaries




National Average
C$32,000


Skills That Affect Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salaries

Curriculum Planning
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National Average
C$32,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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