A Nursery Worker earns an average wage of £6.97 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.

£10,655 - £19,979
(Median)
£11K
£15K
£20K
MEDIAN: £14,648
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90%

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£5.71 - £8.20
(Median)
£5
£7
£8
MEDIAN: £6.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£10,655 - £19,979  
   
Bonus
£300.00  
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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£11,244 - £18,315  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 286
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£5.71 - £8.20  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.15  
Overtime
£6.28 - £11.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£300.00  
   
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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£11,244 - £18,315  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 440
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Pay by Experience Level for Nursery Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £14,540

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Nursery Worker Reviews

What is it like working as a Nursery Worker?

Nursery Worker in Manchester:
"Income."
Pros: Seeing the children develop and grow. Teaching babies and children new things every day. Caring for others. Building bonds with babies and children.
Cons: Not paid enough... Long hours.

Nursery Worker in Leicester:
"Culture/Atmosphere."
Pros: I enjoy being able to work with a range of ages and with children who have Special Educational Needs as this furthers my experience.
Cons: I dislike the long hours where we are working 40 hrs per week and I only get the weekends to complete my coursework.

Nursery Worker in Harrogate:
"Very Tiring. Sometimes Rewarding."
Pros: Seeing the children develop and grow. Flexible with my children.
Cons: Very tiring, not good wages, stressful.

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Experience Affects Nursery Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
₤15,000


Skills That Affect Nursery Worker Salaries

Nursery
up arrow 3%

Childhood Education
up arrow 2%

Activities for Children
0%

First Aid
0%

National Average
₤15,000

childcare
up arrow 2%

Team Leadership
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 95%
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