Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Salary

The average pay for a Personal Care Assistant (PCA) is £6.97 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Home Health/Home Care is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

£9,500 - £20,936
(Median)
£10K
£12K
£21K
MEDIAN: £11,871
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£6.19 - £9.62
(Median)
£6
£7
£9
MEDIAN: £6.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£7K£14K£21K
Salary
£9,500 - £20,936  
   
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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£11,555 - £20,318  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.19 - £9.62  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £12.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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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).
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£11,555 - £20,318  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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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.

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Experience Affects Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
₤14,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 12%

National Average
₤14,000

Elder Care
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 4% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 95%
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