Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Salary (Australia)

The average rate for a Personal Care Attendant (PCA) is AU$19.52 per hour. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Total Pay (?
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AU$30,833 - AU$44,309
(Median)
31K
40K
MEDIAN: AU$39,801
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Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Total Pay (?
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AU$16.92 - AU$22.79
(Median)
17
MEDIAN: AU$19.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$17KAU$34KAU$51K
Salary
AU$30,833 - AU$44,309  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$58.60  
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$34,983 - AU$48,242  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 318
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$16.92 - AU$22.79  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$41.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$58.60  
   
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$34,983 - AU$48,242  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 318
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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$41,000
Geelong
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Experience Affects Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
0%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
AU$41,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 4% dental benefits Dental:
vision benefits Vision: employee benefits None: 96%
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