Average Nursery Worker Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£7.93
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£200
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The average hourly pay for a Nursery Worker in United Kingdom is £7.93.
10%
£6.38
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£7.93
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£9.68
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£29 - £3,064
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£12,595 - £21,095
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What Do Nursery Workers Do?

Nursery Worker Tasks
  • Plant, weed, and water plants using gardening tools or hand tools.
  • Haul and spread topsoil and fertilizer.
  • Maintain grounds and landscaping.
  • Feel plants leaves to detect for discoloration, disease, and insects.
  • Harvest and pot plants, and label them appropriately.

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The top respondents for the job title Nursery Worker are from the companies Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc, Busy Bees Childcare Vouchers and Bright Horizons Child Care. Reported salaries are highest at Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc where the average pay is £8.31. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Little Angels Day Nursery, earning around £8.05. Rainbow Day Nursery pays the lowest at around £7.23. Busy Bees Childcare Vouchers also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying £7.39.

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What Are Popular Skills for Nursery Workers?

Skills in Nursery, Curriculum Planning 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.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Nursery Workers?

An entry-level Nursery Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £7.26 based on 69 salaries. An early career Nursery Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.57 based on 700 salaries. A mid-career Nursery Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.08 based on 371 salaries. An experienced Nursery Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.40 based on 333 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £8.
Employees with Nursery Worker in their job title in Manchester, England: Manchester earn an average of 0.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: West Midlands (10.1% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (8.2% less) and Leicester, England: Leicestershire (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,626 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.2%
Early Career
43.1%
Mid Career
22.8%
Experienced
20.5%
Late Career
9.4%