The average pay for a Health Care Assistant is £7.29 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 spirometry, ecg, Phlebotomy, Wound Care, and Injections.

£10,410 - £19,043
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£19K
MEDIAN: £14,935
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£6.47 - £9.21
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MEDIAN: £7.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£10,410 - £19,043  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,460  
Total Pay (?
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£12,910 - £19,261  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 366
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
£6.47 - £9.21  
   
Overtime
£1.88 - £11.95  
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Bonus
£0.00 - £3,460  
   
Total Pay (?
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£12,910 - £19,261  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 944
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £15,162

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Health Care Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Health Care Assistant?

Health Care Assistant in Exeter:
Pros: Being able to care for people and looking after them to the best I can making their lives happy. Helping others, also making sure all their care needs have been met.
Cons: The money / how unappreciated you are made to feel.

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




National Average
₤15,000


Skills That Affect Health Care Assistant Salaries

spirometry
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ecg
up arrow 19%



Injections
up arrow 14%

ear irrigation
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blood pressure
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Ear syringing
up arrow 11%

Acute Care
up arrow 10%

Health and Wellness
up arrow 3%

mental health
up arrow 3%

National Average
₤15,000

Palliative Care
up arrow 1%

Elder Care
up arrow 3%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 3%

Dementia
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 85%
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