Child Care Worker

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Median Average:
$51,842
Child Care Worker in Australia median base salary $51,842/yr. Information is based on 57 Child Care Worker jobs advertised between March 2020 and February 2021.
How much do Child Care Worker earn in Australia? The average salary of Child Care Worker is $51,842 in Australia
$51,842 /yr
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Average $51,842
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated February 26 2021
The average pay range for Child Care Worker is between $50K and $60K. Salaries vary from a low of $30K up to $70K per year. The average number of Child Care Worker roles advertised per month is 6 in Australia between March 2020 and February 2021.
What are the most common skills required to be a Child Care Worker? The most common skills required for a Child Care Worker are:
Compliance Education Asthma Childcare Cleaning Anaphylaxis Communicating Education Administrative Anaphylaxis Asthma Catering Cement Cleanliness Confidentiality CPR Education Accountability Acting Art Bookings Cement Childcare Cleaning Compliance Consulting Counselling CPR Dance Education
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These skills are most commonly found in Child Care Worker job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated February 28 2021
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Childcare & Outside School Hours Care roles in Australia?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Childcare & Outside School Hours Care roles. See what salaries they paid for Childcare & Outside School Hours Care in Australia. See how they compare to the average Childcare & Outside School Hours Care salary of $51,842.
G8 Education
Sydney (38%), Perth (16%), Melbourne (13%), Adelaide (8%) +9 others
5,901

$60K-$70K

($13,251)

$60K-$70K
($13,251)
Affinity Education Group
Sydney (34%), Brisbane (32%), Perth (12%), Melbourne (11%) +8 others
3,177

$52K-$62K

($5,913)

$52K-$62K
($5,913)
Only About Children
Sydney (76%), Melbourne (22%), Brisbane (2%), Wollongong (0%)
2,414

$47K-$57K

($1,144)

$47K-$57K
($1,144)
anzuk Education
Melbourne (38%), Sydney (36%), Brisbane (19%), Geelong (7%) +2 others
2,017

$58K-$68K

($11,462)

$58K-$68K
($11,462)
C&K Association
Brisbane (95%), Townsville (10%), Cairns (3%)
1,703

$59K-$71K

($13,404)

$59K-$71K
($13,404)
Last Updated February 26 2021
How many years does it take to become a Child Care Worker?
Most candidates undertake an average of 2 years Education & Training prior to being appointed as a Child Care Worker.
Average Education & Training required to become a Child Care Worker
Last updated March 01 2021
Most candidates have on average 5 years working experience prior to becoming a Child Care Worker.
Average Education & Training required to become a Child Care Worker
Last updated March 01 2021
Where are Child Care Worker in Australia sourced from?
Child Care Worker are sourced from
these companies
Community Kids
Family Day Care
Hackham West Community Centre
Child Care Worker are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
TAFE
University of Canberra
University of Canberra
Victoria University
Last updated March 01 2021
Where are most Child Care Worker roles located in Australia?
Sydney 29 / 56%
Newcastle 6 / 12%
Adelaide 5 / 10%
Canberra 5 / 10%
Albury 2 / 4%
Last updated February 26 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Child Care Worker?
Albury ($65K)
Darwin ($60K)
Newcastle ($58K)
Melbourne ($55K)
Perth ($55K)
Last updated February 26 2021