Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salary

An Early Childhood Educator (ECE) earns an average wage of NZ$21.50 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

NZ$40,305 - NZ$69,290
(Median)
NZ$40K
NZ$50K
NZ$69K
MEDIAN: NZ$50,082
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NZ$16.38 - NZ$25.84
(Median)
NZ$16
NZ$22
NZ$26
MEDIAN: NZ$21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$24KNZ$48KNZ$72K
Salary
NZ$40,305 - NZ$69,290  
   
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$979  
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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NZ$34,732 - NZ$56,111  
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$10NZ$20NZ$30
Hourly Rate
NZ$16.38 - NZ$25.84  
   
Overtime
NZ$20.00 - NZ$26.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$20KNZ$40KNZ$60K
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$979  
   
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).
)
NZ$34,732 - NZ$56,111  
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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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.

Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in Auckland:
Make sure you have a passion for working with children and deal with all the work that comes with it, like; paperwork, planning, teachers, etc.

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Experience Affects Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
NZ$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 21% dental benefits Dental:
vision benefits Vision: employee benefits None: 79%
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