A Personal Care Attendant (PCA) earns an average wage of AU$21.69 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$19.34 - AU$25.27
AU$19
AU$22
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.69
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$40,034 - AU$52,660  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$19.34 - AU$25.27  
   
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$40,034 - AU$52,660  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 226

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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

Pay by Experience for a Personal Care Attendant (PCA) has a negative trend. An entry-level Personal Care Attendant (PCA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 167 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Personal Care Attendant (PCA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Personal Care Attendant (PCA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 36 salaries. A Personal Care Attendant (PCA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,133

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Key Stats for Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%
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
▼6%

Skills That Affect Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Salaries

Disability Support
▲8%

▲1%

National Average
AU$45,000

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 97%
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