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Educators Check Your Wages - 2 Months Since 3% Increase In Effect

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This is a friendly reminder for Educators and ECT's to check your pay to ensure you are currently being paid the updated minimum wage, as of 01 July 2019, of a 3% increase.

The pay increase will have only applied to Educators and ECT's who were earning the minimum wage set out in the following: Children's Services Award 2010 and the Educational Services Teachers Award 2010.

Please make sure that you check your wages to see if you are currently receiving the 3% increase (if applicable) and that you are on the right level according to your position and qualification.

For a Cert 3 Qualified Educator, the starting rate is now: $22.70/full time. 

For a Diploma Qualified Assistant Educator, the rate is now: $25.56/full time. 

For a Diploma Qualified Educator, the starting rate is now: $26.74/full time. 

To check to see your pay rate, check the wage tables in the following:

Childcare Wages In Australia

Early Childhood Teachers (ECT) Award Wages in Australia

If you are unsure of your Level, which determines your rate of pay, please read the following:

Levels For Childcare Wages

The Fair Work Commission had announced a 3% increase in minimum wages following its 2019 Annual Wage Review.

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