Child Care / Day Care Worker in Melbourne, Victoria Salary (Australia)

The average wage for a Child Care / Day Care Worker in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$21.72 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$15,268 - AU$50,337
AU$15K
AU$40K
AU$50K
MEDIAN: AU$39,998
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.38 - AU$26.76
AU$18
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.76
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$54K
Salary AU$15,268 - AU$50,337
Bonus AU$300
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$36,087 - AU$54,218
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data AU$0AU$26
Hourly Rate AU$18.38 - AU$26.76
Overtime AU$5.75
Annual Data AU$0AU$54K
Bonus AU$300
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$36,087 - AU$54,218
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 102

Job Description for Child Care / Day Care Worker

A child care or day care worker is primarily responsible for watching children as they play and ensuring their safety. For each child under their care, they must make note of what activities the child engaged in on that particular day, what they ate and any other applicable information, such as when the child’s diaper was changed or what time the child received medication.

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Child Care / Day Care Worker Tasks

  • Provide a safe, orderly environment in which children's needs (physical, emotional, social, etc.) are met effectively.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation.
  • Interact with other adults, including parents and fellow child care workers, on behalf of children.
  • Contribute to facility's planning and administration.

Child Care / Day Care Worker Job Listings

Key Stats for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Child Care / Day Care Worker Salaries

▲11%

▲6%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 84%