The average rate for a Child Care Assistant is AU$21.37 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

AU$39,663 - AU$46,323
AU$43K
MEDIAN: AU$43,448
50%
AU$18.72 - AU$25.70
AU$19
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.40
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$53K
Salary AU$43,448
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$39,041 - AU$53,291
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data AU$0AU$25
Hourly Rate AU$18.72 - AU$25.70
Hourly Tips AU$1.21
Overtime AU$24.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$53K
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$39,041 - AU$53,291
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 181

Common Career Paths for Child Care Assistant


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Child Care Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Child Care Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Child Care Assistant has a neutral trend. An entry-level Child Care Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 154 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Child Care Assistant 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 37 salaries. An experienced Child Care Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 19 salaries. A Child Care Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,580

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

Child Care Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Child Care Assistant?

Child Care Assistant in Brisbane:
Pros: Love working around kids and working with my colleagues.
Cons: Cleaning up the poo and mess the kids make.

Child Care Assistant in Sydney:
"Buzzzz."
Pros: Its very fun and rewarding very full on and it makes the day go fast.
Cons: Watching people sit down in a chair talking all day to each other.

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Key Stats for Child Care Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Child Care Assistant Salaries

▲6%

▲5%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼2%

▼2%

Skills That Affect Child Care Assistant Salaries


Activities for Children
▼0%

National Average
AU$45,000

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 96%