A Child Care Leader in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$24.19 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. This job's rate does not change very much with experience.

AU$41,708 - AU$50,576
AU$46K
MEDIAN: AU$46,000
50%
AU$20.99 - AU$27.62
AU$21
AU$24
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$24.23
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$56K
Salary AU$46,000
Bonus AU$0.00
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$42,777 - AU$56,825
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data AU$0AU$36
Hourly Rate AU$20.99 - AU$27.62
Overtime AU$36.75
Annual Data AU$0AU$56K
Bonus AU$0.00
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$42,777 - AU$56,825
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 69

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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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 49 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 26 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$50,000 based on 10 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$51,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Child Care Leader

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Child Care Leader Salaries

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
AU$50,000

▼1%

▼1%

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 79%