A Care Worker earns an average wage of AU$21.88 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$18.75 - AU$26.82
(Median)
AU$19
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$10AU$20AU$30
Hourly Rate
AU$18.75 - AU$26.82  
   
Overtime
AU$29.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$20KAU$40KAU$60K
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$38,801 - AU$55,458  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Pay by Experience Level for Care Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Care Worker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
AU$45,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 89%
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