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Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Salary

The average rate for a Personal Care Attendant (PCA) is AU$19.61 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
AU$31,027 - AU$47,678
(Median)
AU$31K
AU$40K
AU$48K
MEDIAN: AU$40,063
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AU$17.05 - AU$22.84
(Median)
AU$17
AU$20
AU$23
MEDIAN: AU$19.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$17KAU$34KAU$51K
Salary
AU$31,027 - AU$47,678  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$96.35  
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).
)
AU$35,261 - AU$48,330  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$17.05 - AU$22.84  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$41.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$96.35  
   
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).
)
AU$35,261 - AU$48,330  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 317
United States (change)

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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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
AU$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 5% dental benefits Dental:
vision benefits Vision: employee benefits None: 95%