Average Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Hourly Pay in Ottawa, Ontario

C$17.42
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The average hourly pay for an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in Ottawa, Ontario is C$17.42.
10%
CA$14.19
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CA$17.42
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CA$23.02
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Hourly Rate
C$14 - C$23
Total Pay
C$29,771 - C$48,594

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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 Childhood Education, Curriculum Planning, Activities for Children, Oral / Verbal Communication and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average.

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$16.02 based on 8 salaries. An early career Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.46 based on 67 salaries. A mid-career Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.00 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.19 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$0.
Employees with Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 4.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Hamilton, Ontario (2.1% more) and Toronto, Ontario (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brampton, Ontario (10.6% less), Montréal, Québec (8.2% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 158 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.1%
Early Career
42.4%
Mid Career
31.0%
Experienced
14.6%
Late Career
7.0%