Health Care Assistant Salary (United Kingdom)

The average pay for a Health Care Assistant is £7.03 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Wound Care and Phlebotomy.
Health Care Assistant Salary (?
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£9,861 - £18,093
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MEDIAN: £14,113
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Health Care Assistant Salary (?
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£6.11 - £9.10
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National Salary Data

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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£9,861 - £18,093  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £153.19  
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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£12,232 - £19,003  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 227
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.11 - £9.10  
   
Overtime
£0.50 - £10.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £153.19  
   
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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£12,232 - £19,003  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 563
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Pay by Experience Level for Health Care Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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Aylesbury
up arrow 13%
Bournemouth
up arrow 11%
Leeds
up arrow 6%
Bradford
up arrow 4%
Brighton
up arrow 4%
Bristol
up arrow 3%
Blackpool
up arrow 3%
Cambridge
up arrow 3%
Southampton
up arrow 3%
Birmingham
up arrow 2%
National Average
₤15,000
Birmingham
up arrow 2%
Liverpool
up arrow 3%
Manchester
up arrow 5%
Glasgow
up arrow 7%
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Health Care Assistant Reviews

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Health Care Assistant in Taunton:
"Very challenging."
Pros: Making people laugh and happy.
Cons: Taking punches, being scratched , being insulted.

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Experience Affects Health Care Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
Late-Career
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
₤15,000

Skills That Affect Health Care Assistant Salaries

Wound Care
up arrow 23%
Dementia
up arrow 8%
Home Health/Home Care
0%
National Average
₤15,000
Acute Care
up arrow 2%
Palliative Care
up arrow 3%
Elder Care
up arrow 4%
Health and Wellness
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 9% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 88%