A Child Care / Day Care Worker earns an average wage of AU$21.77 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.

AU$21,455 - AU$55,933
AU$21K
AU$41K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$40,974
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.39 - AU$26.49
AU$18
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.77
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$55K
Salary AU$21,455 - AU$55,933
Bonus AU$350.00
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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AU$36,810 - AU$55,433
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$18.39 - AU$26.49
Hourly Tips AU$1.25
Overtime AU$1.48 - AU$32.20
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
Bonus AU$350.00
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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AU$36,810 - AU$55,433
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 424

Common Career Paths for Child Care / Day Care Worker


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Pay by Experience Level for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Pay by Experience for a Child Care / Day Care Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Child Care / Day Care Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 344 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Child Care / Day Care Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 125 salaries. An experienced Child Care / Day Care Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 66 salaries. A Child Care / Day Care Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,176

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Child Care / Day Care Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Child Care / Day Care Worker?

Child Care / Day Care Worker in Sydney:
"ITS GOOD."
Pros: THE CHILDREN AND CO WORKERS, ITS A VERY NICE CENTRE.
Cons: LAZY CO WORKERS, WHEN SOME ONE DOES SOMETHING WRONG IT AFFECTS THE WHOLE DAY.

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Key Stats for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

▲7%

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

Childhood Education
▼0%

National Average
AU$45,000


Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%