ANZSCO 1341

Child Care Centre Managers

EMPLOYED

20,100

PART-TIME SHARE

17%

FEMALE SHARE

91%

MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNINGS

$1,412

MEDIAN AGE

41

ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT GROWTH

1,100

Child Care Centre Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the activities of childcare centres and services including physical and human resources.

  • Developing and implementing programs to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of young children
  • Providing care for children in before-school, after-school, day, and vacation care centres
  • Directing and supervising Child Carers in providing care and supervision for young children
  • Ensuring the centre is a safe area for children, staff and visitors
  • Complying with relevant government requirements and standards
  • Liaising with parents
  • Maintaining records and accounts for the centre
  • Recruiting staff and coordinating professional development
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    Earnings and Hours

    Weekly Earnings (Before Tax)
    Source: Share of workers who work full-time hours: ABS, Labour Force Survey, 2023, four-quarter average, customised report.
    Average full-time hours worked per week: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Median full-time earnings per week and Median hourly earnings: ABS, Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours, May 2023, customised report.
    Earnings and Hours Child Care Centre Managers All Occupations
    Share of workers who work full-time hours 83% 70%
    Average full-time hours worked per week 41 hours 44 hours
    Median full-time earnings per week $1,412 $1,697
    Median hourly earnings $38 $43

    Industries

    Child Care Centre Managers work in industries like:

    Source: Ranked using ABS, Labour Force Survey, 2023, four-quarter average data, custom report.
    Note: industries that comprise less than 5% of an occupation have been suppressed.

    States and territories

    New South Wales

    27.0%

    Victoria

    33.4%

    Queensland

    18.1%

    South Australia

    8.0%

    Tasmania

    1.1%

    Northern Territory

    0.8%

    Australian Capital Territory

    3.8%

    Source: ABS Labour Force Survey, Detailed, May 2024, Jobs and Skills Australia trend data.

    Age and gender

    Age and Gender Profile
    Source: ABS, Labour Force Survey, 2023, four-quarter average, customised report.
    Age and Gender Child Care Centre Managers All Occupations
    Median age 41 years 39 years
    Female share of employment 91% 48%
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age Profile (% Share) All Occupations Child Care Centre Managers
    15–19 5.2 0.2
    20–24 9.1 4.6
    25–34 22.7 28.5
    35–44 22.3 30.0
    45–54 20.4 21.9
    55–59 8.8 7.4
    60–64 6.5 4.6
    65 and Over 4.9 2.7

    Education

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    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Highest Level of Educational Attainment (% Share) All Occupations Child Care Centre Managers
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 12.2 21.6
    Bachelor degree 23.2 27.5
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma 11.1 38.4
    Certificate III/IV 19.5 5.6
    Year 12 15.9 3.9
    Year 11 4.0 0.3
    Year 10 and below 9.7 0.9

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    Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) is the skill-based classification system used to categorise occupations in the Australian and New Zealand labour markets. ANZSCO provides a basis for the standardised collection, analysis and dissemination of occupation data. Visit the ABS website to learn how ANZSCO works. Jobs and Skills Australia displays data for occupations that are defined by ANZSCO 2013 Version 1.3.