Avg. Base Hourly Rate (AUD)
The average hourly pay for an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) is AU$24.22
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)s?
An early career Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$25.18 based on 87 salaries. A mid-career Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$26.19 based on 43 salaries. …Read more
What Do Early Childhood Educator (ECE)s Do?
Children who receive the proper attention early on in life will do better during their educational years. That’s what early childhood educators do; they provide all the important skills a child needs to be successful. Studies have shown that children between ages 3-6 who receive social activities, educational concepts and creative skills are better prepared for their school years. Interaction with parents, caregivers and teachers are the first step to a well-rounded child. Educators who focus …Read more
- Plan and lead educational activities and lessons like story time, making music, or crafts.
- Write reports on students for supervisors and document behavioral or learning concerns.
- Communicate with parents about programs, problems, lessons, and student progress.
- Maintain safe, clean facilities, and teach children rules of safe conduct.