A Child Care Leader earns an average wage of AU$24.10 per hour. A skill in Childhood Education is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.

AU$40,352 - AU$63,616
AU$40K
AU$49K
AU$64K
MEDIAN: AU$48,818
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50%
90%
AU$20.89 - AU$28.05
AU$21
AU$24
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$24.15
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$63K
Salary AU$40,352 - AU$63,616
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,966
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$43,142 - AU$59,018
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data AU$0AU$524
Hourly Rate AU$20.89 - AU$28.05
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$525
Annual Data AU$0AU$59K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,966
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$43,142 - AU$59,018
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 376

Job Description for Child Care Leader

A child care leader works at a child care center and coordinates the daily operations of the center. The child care center may be an after-school program for younger children or a day care center for infants and toddlers. The child care leader will make sure that administrative duties are carried out and that the children are well taken care of.

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Child Care Leader Tasks

  • Make sure health and safety regulations are met, including participating in emergency drills and filling out injury reports.
  • Engage in regular communications with parents regarding their children and school curriculum.
  • Teach and monitor groups of children, ensure their safety, enforce rules, and resolve conflicts.
  • Prepare for daily activities before children's arrival, clean and organize the room at the end of the day.

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Pay by Experience Level for Child Care Leader

Pay by Experience for a Child Care Leader has a positive trend. An entry-level Child Care Leader with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 223 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Child Care Leader with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 159 salaries. An experienced Child Care Leader which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 76 salaries. A Child Care Leader with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$50,195

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Key Stats for Child Care Leader

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Child Care Leader Salaries

▲4%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
AU$50,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Child Care Leader Salaries


National Average
AU$50,000

Team Leadership
▼1%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 93%