Health Care Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Health Care Assistant is £7.17 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, Wound Care, Phlebotomy, and blood pressure.

£10,183 - £18,754
(Median)
£10K
£15K
£19K
MEDIAN: £14,668
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£6.30 - £9.17
(Median)
£6
£7
£9
MEDIAN: £7.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£10,183 - £18,754  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £205.11  
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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£12,544 - £19,185  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 500
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.30 - £9.17  
   
Overtime
£0.74 - £11.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £205.11  
   
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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£12,544 - £19,185  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,347
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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

National Average: £14,942

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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
up arrow 24%

ecg
up arrow 20%



blood pressure
up arrow 16%

Injections
up arrow 16%

ear irrigation
up arrow 15%

Ear syringing
up arrow 12%

Acute Care
up arrow 11%

mental health
up arrow 7%

Health and Wellness
up arrow 4%

Palliative Care
0%

National Average
₤15,000

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 3%

Elder Care
up arrow 4%

Dementia
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 131 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 88%
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