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Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Salary

The average wage for a Personal Care Assistant (PCA) is £7.00 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
£9,460 - £18,425
(Median)
10K
17K
18K
MEDIAN: £11,817
10%
75%
90%

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£6.17 - £9.10
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £7.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£9,460 - £18,425  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £49.49  
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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£11,512 - £19,169  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.17 - £9.10  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £11.55  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £49.49  
   
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).
)
£11,512 - £19,169  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Reviews

What is it like working as a Personal Care Assistant (PCA)?
Personal Care Assistant (PCA) in Telford:
"Unsociable Hours."
Pros: Helping people to get better and return back to their own homes.
Cons: The pay does not fit the job, 10 hour night shifts for the same pay as day hours. The pay is the same across all shifts.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
₤14,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 9%

National Average
₤14,000

Elder Care
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 3% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 96%