The average pay for a Health Care Assistant is £7.32 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 between less experienced and more experienced workers. The highest paying skills associated with this job are spirometry, ecg, Phlebotomy, Wound Care, and Injections.

£10,373 - £19,238
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MEDIAN: £14,934
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£6.52 - £9.23
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MEDIAN: £7.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
£10,373 - £19,238  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £566  
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£12,987 - £19,350  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 336
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Hourly Rate
£6.52 - £9.23  
   
Overtime
£1.81 - £11.81  
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£0.00 - £566  
   
Total Pay (?
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£12,987 - £19,350  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 839

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £15,199

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Health Care Assistant Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Health Care Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
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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
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Injections
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ear irrigation
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blood pressure
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Ear syringing
up arrow 10%

Acute Care
up arrow 9%


National Average
₤15,000


nvq 3
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Home Health/Home Care
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Dementia
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

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