The average pay for a Care Worker is £6.67 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.
Care Worker Total Pay (?
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£8,738 - £19,271
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £13,950
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Care Worker Total Pay (?
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£6.02 - £7.96
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £6.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£8,738 - £19,271  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £99.55  
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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£12,207 - £17,767  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£3.2£6.4£9.6
Hourly Rate
£6.02 - £7.96  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £9.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£7K£14K£21K
Bonus
£0.00 - £99.55  
   
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).
)
£12,207 - £17,767  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 206
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What is it like working as a Care Worker?
Care Worker in Sunderland:
Pros: Making a difference to someones life who needs it most and seeing a smile on their face makes it all worth while.
Cons: The amount of traveling and the cost and the use of own phone, shift patterns.
Care Worker in Newcastle-upon-Tyne:
"rewarding"
Pros: Helping people in vulnerable situations
Cons: None
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Experience Affects Care Worker Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
0%
Experienced
0%
National Average
₤14,000

Skills That Affect Care Worker Salaries

Elder Care
0%
Home Health/Home Care
0%
National Average
₤14,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 18 votes.
Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 2% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 97%
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