The average hourly pay for an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) at YMCA in Canada is C$16.78.
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Job Description for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)
Children who receive the proper attention early on in life will do better during their educational years. That’s what early childhood educators do; they provide all the important skills a child needs to be successful. Studies have shown that children between ages 3-6 who receive social activities, educational concepts and creative skills are better prepared for their school years. Interaction with parents, caregivers and teachers are the first step to a well-rounded child. Educators who focus on…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)
The top respondents for the job title Early Childhood Educator (ECE) are from the companies Kids And Company, Toronto District School Board and Peekaboo. Reported salaries are highest at Toronto District School Board where the average pay is C$27.88. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Plasp Child Care Services and Early Learning Center, earning around C$24.50 and C$17.76, respectively. Peekaboo pays the lowest at around C$14.43. Early Learning Child Care, Inc. and Kids And Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$14.62 and C$14.90, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)
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Skills in Childhood Education, Curriculum Planning, Activities for Children and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)
An early career Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$16.21 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.00 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.42 based on 11 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 10.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in London, Ontario (18.4% less) and Regina, Saskatchewan (4.6% less).
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