A Nursery Worker earns an average wage of £7.07 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.

£10,625 - £20,193
£11K
£15K
£20K
MEDIAN: £14,870
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£5.78 - £8.32
£5
£7
£8
MEDIAN: £7.07
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£10,625 - £20,193  
   
Bonus
£100.00  
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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£11,280 - £18,725  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 323
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£5.78 - £8.32  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.15  
Overtime
£4.93 - £10.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£100.00  
   
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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£11,280 - £18,725  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 446

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Pay by Experience Level for Nursery Worker

Pay by Experience for a Nursery Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Nursery Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $14,000 based on 464 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nursery Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $15,000 based on 231 salaries. An experienced Nursery Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $16,000 based on 162 salaries. A Nursery Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $16,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £14,763

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Nursery Worker Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Nursery Worker

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Nursery Worker Salaries

▲11%

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
₤15,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Nursery Worker Salaries

Nursery
▲3%

childcare
▲3%


Activities for Children
▼0%

Team Leadership
▼0%

National Average
₤15,000

First Aid
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%