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Average Youth Worker Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$27.95
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AU$1,017
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The average hourly pay for a Youth Worker in Australia is AU$27.95.
10%
A$23.01
MEDIAN
A$27.95
90%
A$35.27
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Hourly Rate
AU$23 - AU$35
Bonus
AU$10 - AU$15,101
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AU$47,462 - AU$74,220
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What Do Youth Workers Do?

Youth Worker Tasks
  • Supervise children, ensuring safety, and adherence to regulations.
  • Create, revise, and update documents about children, their care, and the facility.
  • Keep facility hygienic and workspace neat and orderly.
  • Plan and implement group and individual activities.

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Youth Worker
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Youth Workers?

Skills in Mentoring, Community Outreach / Activism, Facilitator and Crisis Intervention are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Youth Workers?

An entry-level Youth Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$25.91 based on 45 salaries. An early career Youth Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$27.66 based on 277 salaries. A mid-career Youth Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$29.50 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Youth Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$29.33 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$30.
Employees with Youth Worker in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 5.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Newcastle, New South Wales (5.5% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (9.9% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 460 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.8%
Early Career
60.2%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
8.9%
Late Career
1.3%

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