The average pay for an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) is C$15.70 per hour. A skill in child development is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$23,176 - C$49,015
C$23K
C$34K
C$49K
MEDIAN: C$34,161
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50%
90%
C$12.48 - C$22.49
C$12
C$16
C$22
MEDIAN: C$16.17
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$49K
Salary C$23,176 - C$49,015
Bonus C$24.66 - C$4,122
Profit Sharing C$4,250
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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C$25,433 - C$47,512
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 362
Hourly Data C$0C$27
Hourly Rate C$12.48 - C$22.49
Hourly Tips C$1.79
Overtime C$10.21 - C$27.82
Annual Data C$0C$47K
Bonus C$24.66 - C$4,122
Profit Sharing C$4,250
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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C$25,433 - C$47,512
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,746

Common Career Paths for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)


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Pay by Experience Level for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Pay by Experience for an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) has a positive trend. An entry-level Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 1,230 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$34,000 based on 569 salaries. An experienced Early Childhood Educator (ECE) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$36,000 based on 434 salaries. An Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 182 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$33,795

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Early Childhood Educator (ECE)?

Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in Montréal:
"Happy."
Pros: I love seeing the children grow and accomplish goals.
Cons:

Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in Moosomin:
Pros: The children, being able to teach them what they need to learn.
Cons: The pay.

Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in St. Catharines:
"Amazing."
Pros: The best part about being an ECE is working with children and their families. Seeing their faces so happy to see you each day, and getting to know their family is an amazing feeling and it's great knowing you're making a difference in the children's lives.
Cons: Laundry, early mornings, cold weather.

Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in Mississauga:
"ECE job."
Pros: I like working with kids. I like meeting new faces and working with different age groups. I like working in the field that I went to school for.
Cons:

Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in London:
Pros: How rewarding it is to work with children.
Cons: Working with ALL women of all ages and being there's drama.

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Key Stats for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 189 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salaries

▲18%

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
C$34,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Salaries

child development
▲15%

National Average
C$34,000


Childhood Education
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 189 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 46%