The average hourly pay for a Nanny in Australia is AU$22.09.
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Job Description for Nanny
A nanny is a professional worker who cares for a person’s child or children in their home. These individuals are usually highly trained in the field and many times have earned their early childhood credentials. Many nannies today are both male and female and usually range in age from early 20s to 60s. These hired professionals usually take on roles as either a night or day nanny. A night nanny helps families who have newborn children and need help adjusting to being new parents. Their role may…Read more
- Work in a private home providing childcare, supervising children, keeping children entertained, and upholding family rules.
- Prepare children's meals, clean up after the children, do some of the family's shopping, and perform light housekeeping.
- Ensure children's health and safety and care for illnesses.
- Transport children to and from school, play dates, and activities.
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Skills in Activities for Children, Childhood Education, Food Preparation and Transport are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning.
Pay by Experience Level for Nanny
An entry-level Nanny with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$19.72 based on 50 salaries. An early career Nanny with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.42 based on 319 salaries. A mid-career Nanny with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.87 based on 198 salaries. An experienced Nanny with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.87 based on 161 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$25.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Nanny in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 12.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (4.0% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (8.6% less), Perth, Western Australia (7.5% less) and Newcastle, New South Wales (6.6% less).
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