Personal Care Worker Salary (Australia)

The average wage for a Personal Care Worker is AU$19.69 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. A skill in Home Health/Home Care is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.
Personal Care Worker Total Pay (?
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AU$33,716 - AU$51,651
(Median)
34K
52K
MEDIAN: AU$39,613
10%
90%
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Personal Care Worker Total Pay (?
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AU$17.29 - AU$22.84
(Median)
17
23
MEDIAN: AU$19.00
10%
90%
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Salary
AU$33,716 - AU$51,651  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$35.23  
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$35,892 - AU$48,351  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 273
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$17.29 - AU$22.84  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$35.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$35.23  
   
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$35,892 - AU$48,351  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 273
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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Care Worker
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Gold Coast
up arrow 7%
Melbourne
up arrow 1%
Brisbane
up arrow 1%
Geelong
up arrow 1%
Adelaide
0%
National Average
AU$41,000
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Experience Affects Personal Care Worker Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Experienced
up arrow 1%
Late-Career
0%
National Average
AU$41,000

Skills That Affect Personal Care Worker Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 11%
Home Care
up arrow 5%
Elder Care
up arrow 4%
National Average
AU$41,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 43 votes.
Gender
Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 4% dental benefits Dental:
vision benefits Vision: employee benefits None: 96%
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