A Nursery Worker in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$20.00 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

AU$16.79 - AU$21.92
AU$17
AU$20
AU$22
MEDIAN: AU$19.53
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$30
Hourly Rate AU$16.79 - AU$21.92
Overtime AU$30.25
Annual Data AU$0AU$45K
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$33,809 - AU$45,802
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Job Description for Nursery Worker

Nursery workers take care of young children in a child care setting. These individuals plan and organize activities for children that may include music, arts and crafts, competitions, and other activities that entertain and teach the children under their care. Nursery workers also help children learn counting, reading, and life skills by incorporating games and book reading into the children's daily activities. Additionally, these individuals feed, clean, and change babies and toddlers, as well as ensure children are completely safe at all times. Occasionally, nursery workers may take children outside and on off-site field trips.

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Nursery Worker Tasks

  • Plant, weed, and water plants using gardening tools or hand tools.
  • Haul and spread topsoil and fertilizer.
  • Maintain grounds and landscaping.
  • Feel plants leaves to detect for discoloration, disease, and insects.
  • Harvest and pot plants, and label them appropriately.

Nursery Worker Job Listings

Key Stats for Nursery Worker

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Nursery Worker Salaries

▲6%

▲2%

National Average
AU$40,000

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%