An Early Childhood Educator (ECE) earns an average wage of NZ$22.66 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

NZ$29,233 - NZ$60,583
NZ$29K
NZ$46K
NZ$61K
MEDIAN: NZ$45,588
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90%

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NZ$16.85 - NZ$26.15
NZ$17
NZ$23
NZ$26
MEDIAN: NZ$22.62
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$21KNZ$42KNZ$63K
Salary
NZ$29,233 - NZ$60,583  
   
Total Pay (?
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NZ$34,221 - NZ$55,030  
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
NZ$16.85 - NZ$26.15  
   
Overtime
NZ$19.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$20KNZ$40KNZ$60K
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$34,221 - NZ$55,030  
   
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 272

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Pay by Experience Level for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Pay by Experience for an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) has a positive trend. An entry-level Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 171 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Early Childhood Educator (ECE) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 63 salaries. An Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$46,882

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Key Stats for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salaries

▲11%

Late-Career
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
NZ$47,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salaries

Team Leadership
▲6%

National Average
NZ$47,000

Childhood Education
▼7%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 90%
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