Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Salary

The average rate for a Personal Care Attendant (PCA) is AU$19.81 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 20 years' experience.

AU$31,182 - AU$48,865
(Median)
AU$31K
AU$40K
AU$49K
MEDIAN: AU$40,311
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90%

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AU$17.31 - AU$23.13
(Median)
AU$17
AU$20
AU$23
MEDIAN: AU$19.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$17KAU$34KAU$51K
Salary
AU$31,182 - AU$48,865  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$96.68  
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$35,881 - AU$48,923  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$15AU$30AU$45
Hourly Rate
AU$17.31 - AU$23.13  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$42.02  
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.
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$96.68  
   
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$35,881 - AU$48,923  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 323

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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

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Experience Affects Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

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 32 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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