Nursery Worker Salary

A Nursery Worker earns an average wage of £6.49 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.

£10,087 - £18,240
(Median)
£10K
£14K
£18K
MEDIAN: £13,536
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90%

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£5.38 - £7.75
(Median)
£5
£6
£7
MEDIAN: £6.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£10,087 - £18,240  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £394.53  
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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£10,767 - £16,838  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£5.38 - £7.75  
   
Overtime
£5.89 - £10.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £394.53  
   
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).
)
£10,767 - £16,838  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 206

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Pay by Experience Level for Nursery Worker

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

Nursery Worker Reviews

What is it like working as a Nursery Worker?

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 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
₤14,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Nursery Worker Salaries

Activities for Children
up arrow 1%

National Average
₤14,000

Childhood Education
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 1% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 97%