Childcare Worker

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Median Average:
$55,769
Childcare Worker in Australia median base salary $55,769/yr. Information is based on 65 Childcare Worker jobs advertised between August 2020 and May 2021.
How much do Childcare Worker earn in Australia? The average salary of Childcare Worker is $55,769 in Australia
$55,769 /yr
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Average $55,769
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated June 11 2021
The average pay range for Childcare Worker is between $50K and $60K. Salaries vary from a low of $40K up to $80K per year. The average number of Childcare Worker roles advertised per month is 7 in Australia between August 2020 and May 2021.
What are the most common skills required to be a Childcare Worker? The most common skills required for a Childcare Worker are:
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These skills are most commonly found in Childcare Worker job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated May 31 2021
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Teaching - Early Childhood roles in Australia?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Teaching - Early Childhood roles. See what salaries they paid for Teaching - Early Childhood in Australia. See how they compare to the average Teaching - Early Childhood salary of $55,769.
G8 Education
Sydney (32%), Melbourne (16%), Perth (15%), Adelaide (9%) +9 others
7,404

$62K-$72K

($11,354)

$62K-$72K
($11,354)
Affinity Education Group
Sydney (40%), Brisbane (26%), Newcastle (8%), Melbourne (7%) +8 others
2,503

$61K-$71K

($10,899)

$61K-$71K
($10,899)
Only About Children
Sydney (76%), Melbourne (22%), Brisbane (2%), Wollongong (0%)
2,348

$50K-$60K

($138)

$50K-$60K
($138)
TAFE NSW
Sydney (58%), Newcastle (20%), Gold Coast (10%), Wollongong (9%) +2 others
1,626

$127K-$165K

($90,652)

$127K-$165K
($90,652)
I Work for NSW
Sydney (71%), Newcastle (19%), Wollongong (10%)
1,617

$79K-$96K

($32,128)

$79K-$96K
($32,128)
Last Updated June 11 2021
How many years does it take to become a Childcare Worker?
Most candidates undertake an average of 2 years Education & Training prior to being appointed as a Childcare Worker.
Average Education & Training required to become a Childcare Worker
Last updated June 14 2021
Most candidates have on average 5 years working experience prior to becoming a Childcare Worker.
Average Education & Training required to become a Childcare Worker
Last updated June 14 2021
Where are Childcare Worker in Australia sourced from?
Childcare Worker are sourced from
these companies
Early Learning Centre
Family Day Care
Kids United OSHC
Latrobe City Council
Childcare Worker are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
TAFE
Australian Careers Business College
Macquarie University
RMIT University
Last updated June 11 2021
Where are most Childcare Worker roles located in Australia?
Sydney 28 / 32%
Canberra 14 / 16%
Perth 13 / 15%
Newcastle 12 / 14%
Albury 6 / 8%
Last updated June 11 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Childcare Worker?
Brisbane ($75K)
Townsville ($75K)
Darwin ($65K)
Canberra ($61K)
Melbourne ($58K)
Last updated June 11 2021