$25,025
Avg. Salary
$11.06
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Nursery Worker is $11.06 per hour.

The average pay for a Nursery Worker is $25,025 per year.

$7.92
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$11.06
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$15.69
90%
MEDIAN $11.06
$17k
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$25k
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$35k
90%
MEDIAN $25,025
$17,000 - $35,000
$25K
MEDIAN: $25,025
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$0$35K
Salary $25,025
Bonus $125 - $1,200
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,453 - $33,425
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $7.92 - $15.69
Overtime $13.41 - $20.55
Annual Data $0$33K
Bonus $125 - $1,200
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,453 - $33,425
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 120

Job Description for Nursery Worker

Nursery workers take care of young children in a child care setting. These individuals plan and organize activities for children that may include music, arts and crafts, competitions, and other activities that entertain and teach the children under their care. Nursery workers also help children learn counting, reading, and life skills by incorporating games and book reading into the children's daily activities. Additionally, these individuals feed, clean, and change babies and toddlers, as well as ensure children are completely safe at all times. Occasionally, nursery workers may take children outside and on off-site field trips.

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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.

Nursery Worker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Nursery Worker

Pay by Experience for a Nursery Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Nursery Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 44 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nursery Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Nursery Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 14 salaries. A Nursery Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 5 salaries.

Nursery Worker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Nursery Worker?

Nursery Worker in Edmonton:
"Practitioner."
Pros: Making children happy.
Cons: Paperwork and the stress.

Key Stats for Nursery Worker

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Nursery Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

National Average
$23,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Experienced
▼7%

Mid-Career
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 75%