An Entry-Level Aged Care Worker earns an average wage of AU$20.62 per hour.

AU$35,013 - AU$61,118
AU$35K
AU$47K
AU$61K
MEDIAN: AU$46,517
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AU$18.14 - AU$24.90
AU$18
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.63
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$21KAU$42KAU$63K
Salary
AU$35,013 - AU$61,118  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$37,371 - AU$52,944  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$18.14 - AU$24.90  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.75  
Overtime
AU$8.97 - AU$41.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$37,371 - AU$52,944  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 384

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Aged Care Worker Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Aged Care Worker in Adelaide:
"Challenge but rewarding career."
Only enter into this job if you really care about helping the elderly. It is hard work and long hours with minimal staff and not great pay. But the rewards when you are thanked or someones lonely and you comfort them makes it worth it.

Key Stats for Aged Care Worker

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 90%
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