Early Childhood Educator

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Median Average:
$59,083
Early Childhood Educator in Australia median base salary $59,083/yr. Information is based on 1364 Early Childhood Educator jobs advertised between July 2021 and March 2022.
How much do Early Childhood Educator earn in Australia? The average salary of Early Childhood Educator is $59,083 in Australia
$59,083 /yr
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Average $59,083
Range $60K - $70K
Last updated July 01 2022
The average pay range for Early Childhood Educator is between $60K and $70K. Salaries vary from a low of $30K up to $90K per year. The average number of Early Childhood Educator roles advertised per month is 173 in Australia between July 2021 and March 2022.
What are the most common skills required to be a Early Childhood Educator? The most common skills required for a Early Childhood Educator are:
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These skills are most commonly found in Early Childhood Educator job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated June 30 2022
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 $59,083.
G8 Education
Sydney (32%), Melbourne (23%), Perth (12%), Brisbane (10%) +9 others
26,350

$48K-$66K

(($1,821))

$48K-$66K
(($1,821))
Affinity Education Group
Sydney (32%), Brisbane (29%), Melbourne (11%), Perth (8%) +10 others
12,273

$48K-$65K

(($1,895))

$48K-$65K
(($1,895))
C&K Association
Brisbane (92%), Townsville (7%), Cairns (2%), Gold Coast (1%)
7,358

$57K-$76K

($8,307)

$57K-$76K
($8,307)
Goodstart Early Learning
Brisbane (31%), Sydney (21%), Melbourne (14%), Perth (14%) +10 others
6,406

$47K-$69K

(($624))

$47K-$69K
(($624))
Camp Australia
Melbourne (27%), Perth (22%), Sydney (17%), Brisbane (15%) +9 others
6,127

$47K-$64K

(($2,986))

$47K-$64K
(($2,986))
Last Updated April 29 2022
How many years does it take to become a Early Childhood Educator?
Most candidates undertake an average of 6 years Education & Training prior to being appointed as a Early Childhood Educator.
Average Education & Training required to become a Early Childhood Educator
Last updated July 01 2022
Most candidates have on average 9 years working experience prior to becoming a Early Childhood Educator.
Average Education & Training required to become a Early Childhood Educator
Last updated July 01 2022
Where are Early Childhood Educator in Australia sourced from?
Early Childhood Educator are sourced from
these companies
Balmain Care for Kids
Big Fat Smile
Birches Early Learning Centre
Camp Australia
Goodstart Early Learning
Early Childhood Educator are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
TAFE
Macquarie University
Macquarie University
Murdoch University
Last updated July 05 2022
Where are most Early Childhood Educator roles located in Australia?
Melbourne 215 / 23%
Sydney 186 / 20%
Albury 84 / 9%
Brisbane 74 / 8%
Perth 68 / 7%
Last updated July 01 2022
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Early Childhood Educator?
Gold Coast ($68K)
Cairns ($65K)
Darwin ($64K)
Geelong ($62K)
Melbourne ($62K)
Last updated July 01 2022