Average Experienced Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Hourly Pay in Canada

C$18.20
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in Canada is C$18.20.
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CA$14.40
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CA$18.20
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CA$24.94
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Hourly Rate
C$14 - C$25
Bonus
C$97 - C$3,969
Total Pay
C$30,099 - C$52,453

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Job Description for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Tasks
  • Plan and lead educational activities and lessons like story time, making music, or crafts.
  • Write reports on students for supervisors and document behavioral or learning concerns.
  • Communicate with parents about programs, problems, lessons, and student progress.
  • Maintain safe, clean facilities, and teach children rules of safe conduct.

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Popular Skills for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Skills in Curriculum Planning, Oral / Verbal Communication and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Activities for Children and Childhood Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

An entry-level Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$15.28 based on 149 salaries. An early career Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.08 based on 1,623 salaries. A mid-career Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.44 based on 898 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$20.
Employees with Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in their job title in Hamilton, Ontario earn an average of 25.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (13.0% more) and Montréal, Québec (11.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in London, Ontario (15.4% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,988 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.0%
Early Career
54.3%
Mid Career
30.1%
Late Career
10.6%