A Care Worker earns an average wage of AU$22.17 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$19.25 - AU$26.52
AU$19
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.02
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Hourly Rate
AU$19.25 - AU$26.52  
   
Overtime
AU$25.00  
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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$39,868 - AU$55,101  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Pay by Experience Level for Care Worker

Pay by Experience for a Care Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Care Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Care Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Care Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 13 salaries. A Care Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Care Worker

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Care Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲2%

▼0%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
AU$46,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 91%
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