The average wage for a Personal Care Assistant (PCA) is £7.44 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

£9,752 - £20,080
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MEDIAN: £14,152
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£6.73 - £9.23
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MEDIAN: £7.44
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
£9,752 - £20,080  
   
Total Pay (?
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£13,178 - £19,950  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
£6.73 - £9.23  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.63  
Overtime
£2.91 - £11.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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£13,178 - £19,950  
   
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 270

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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £15,385

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Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲1%

Experienced
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
₤15,000

Skills That Affect Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Salaries

Elder Care
▼0%

National Average
₤15,000

Long Term Care
▼1%

Home Health/Home Care
▼9%

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 94%
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