A Personal Care Attendant (PCA) earns an average wage of AU$21.64 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$35,819 - AU$42,729
AU$39K
MEDIAN: AU$39,494
50%

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AU$19.25 - AU$25.23
AU$19
AU$22
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.64
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Salary
AU$39,494  
   
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$39,824 - AU$52,588  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$19.25 - AU$25.23  
   
Overtime
AU$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
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$39,824 - AU$52,588  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 218

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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,025

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Key Stats for Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Salaries

Mid-Career
▲1%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼1%

Late-Career
▼5%

Skills That Affect Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Salaries

Disability Support
▲9%

▲1%

National Average
AU$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 97%
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