Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) is $12.98
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Early Childhood Educator (ECE)s?
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 $11.48 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Early Childhood Educator (ECE) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.00 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Early Childhood Educator (ECE)s Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.