The average pay for a Health Care Assistant is £7.05 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Wound Care and Phlebotomy.
Health Care Assistant Total Pay (?
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£9,656 - £17,517
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MEDIAN: £13,926
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Health Care Assistant Total Pay (?
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£6.05 - £9.15
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MEDIAN: £7.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£9,656 - £17,517  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £149.33  
Total Pay (?
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£12,166 - £19,159  
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Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 563
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.05 - £9.15  
   
Overtime
£0.20 - £11.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £149.33  
   
Total Pay (?
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£12,166 - £19,159  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Apr 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
London
up arrow 12%
Cambridge
up arrow 5%
Bristol
up arrow 3%
Southampton
0%
National Average
₤15,000
Birmingham
up arrow 1%
Manchester
up arrow 4%
Glasgow
up arrow 9%
Middlesbrough
up arrow 9%
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Health Care Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Health Care Assistant?
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 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Late-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
₤15,000

Skills That Affect Health Care Assistant Salaries

Wound Care
up arrow 23%
National Average
₤15,000
Acute Care
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 73 votes.
Gender
Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 8% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 89%
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