An Entry-Level Child Care / Day Care Worker earns an average wage of AU$20.67 per hour.

AU$20,983 - AU$52,268
AU$21K
AU$40K
AU$52K
MEDIAN: AU$39,799
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.27 - AU$25.43
AU$17
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.71
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$52K
Salary AU$20,983 - AU$52,268
Bonus AU$200
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$33,936 - AU$52,965
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 94
Hourly Data AU$0AU$31
Hourly Rate AU$17.27 - AU$25.43
Hourly Tips AU$1.25
Overtime AU$1.49 - AU$31.68
Annual Data AU$0AU$52K
Bonus AU$200
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$33,936 - AU$52,965
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 604

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$42,934

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

Key Stats for Child Care / Day Care Worker

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 94%