Early Childhood Educator

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Median Average:
$51,000
Early Childhood Educator in Australia median base salary $51,000/yr. Information is based on 80 Early Childhood Educator jobs advertised between June 2023 and June 2024.
How much do Early Childhood Educator earn in Australia? The average salary of Early Childhood Educator is $51,000 in Australia
$51,000 /yr
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Average $51,000
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated June 14 2024
The average pay range for Early Childhood Educator is between $50K and $60K. Salaries vary from a low of $30K up to $80K per year. The average number of Early Childhood Educator roles advertised per month is 94 in Australia between June 2023 and June 2024.
What are the most common skills required to be a Early Childhood Educator? The most common skills required for a Early Childhood Educator are:
Early Childhood Education First Aid Anaphylaxis Professional Development Child Protection Interpersonal Skills Child Development Law Screening Play-Based Learning Budgets Learning Styles Written Communication Sports Team Building
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These skills are most commonly found in Early Childhood Educator job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated May 31 2024
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 $52,032.
G8 Education
Sydney (32%), Melbourne (23%), Perth (12%), Brisbane (10%) +9 others
26,350

$48K-$66K

($5,230)

$48K-$66K
($5,230)
Affinity Education Group
Sydney (32%), Brisbane (29%), Melbourne (11%), Perth (8%) +10 others
12,273

$48K-$65K

($5,156)

$48K-$65K
($5,156)
C&K Association
Brisbane (92%), Townsville (7%), Cairns (2%), Gold Coast (1%)
7,358

$57K-$76K

($15,358)

$57K-$76K
($15,358)
Goodstart Early Learning
Brisbane (31%), Sydney (21%), Melbourne (14%), Perth (14%) +10 others
6,406

$47K-$69K

($6,427)

$47K-$69K
($6,427)
Camp Australia
Melbourne (27%), Perth (22%), Sydney (17%), Brisbane (15%) +9 others
6,127

$47K-$64K

($4,065)

$47K-$64K
($4,065)
Last Updated October 15 2023
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 June 17 2024
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 June 17 2024
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 June 17 2024