The average hourly pay for an Educator in Australia is AU$24.73.
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What Do Educators Do?
Educator is a general description that applies to many different professionals; some common types of educators include Pre-K teachers, elementary, middle, and high school teachers, and postsecondary instructors. However, educators can work in many different fields from schools to hospitals to colleges. Generally, though, educators have a proven knowledge of a field and help others to gain knowledge in their area of knowledge
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- Teach several subjects or a single class to K-12 or vocational schools.
- Monitor, set, and assess students' progress and goals.
- Develop academic curriculums.
Popular Employer Salaries for Educator
The top respondents for the job title Educator are from the companies Early Learning Center, YMCA and G8 Education Limited. Reported salaries are highest at Camp Australia where the average pay is AU$24.72. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include G8 Education Limited, earning around AU$23.78. YMCA pays the lowest at around AU$22.14. Early Learning Center also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$22.81.
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Early Childhood Educator (ECE)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
What Are Popular Skills for Educators?
Skills in Childhood Education, Curriculum Planning, Program Development and Activities for Children are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include English Language.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Educators?
An entry-level Educator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$23.43 based on 77 salaries. An early career Educator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.20 based on 718 salaries. A mid-career Educator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.42 based on 272 salaries. An experienced Educator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.99 based on 168 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$27.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Educator in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 2.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Newcastle, New South Wales (2.4% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (1.9% less), Brisbane, Queensland (1.7% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.7% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 1,298 survey responses.