AU$41,335
Avg. Salary
AU$21.40
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Aged Care Worker is AU$21.40 per hour.

The average pay for an Aged Care Worker is AU$41,335 per year.

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AU$18.67
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MEDIAN AU$21.40
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MEDIAN AU$41,335
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MEDIAN: AU$41,335
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Salary AU$23,773 - AU$59,241
Bonus AU$900
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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AU$37,954 - AU$56,018
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$18.67 - AU$26.35
Hourly Tips AU$0.75
Overtime AU$8.88 - AU$40.55
Annual Data AU$0AU$56K
Bonus AU$900
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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AU$37,954 - AU$56,018
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 798

Job Description for Aged Care Worker

An aged care worker gives support to elderly clients who need help maneuvering through their everyday lives. The aged care worker's duties will vary, depending on the degree of assistance that the client may need. In some positions, the aged care worker may simply be a companion that provides emotional support. In other jobs, the worker will carry out personal care such as grooming, shopping, housekeeping, cooking, and transporting the client to appointments.

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Aged Care Worker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Aged Care Worker

Pay by Experience for an Aged Care Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Aged Care Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 736 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Aged Care Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 217 salaries. An experienced Aged Care Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 112 salaries. An Aged Care Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 36 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,626

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Aged Care Worker Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Aged Care Worker?

Aged Care Worker in Adelaide:
"Challenge but rewarding career."
Only enter into this job if you really care about helping the elderly. It is hard work and long hours with minimal staff and not great pay. But the rewards when you are thanked or someones lonely and you comfort them makes it worth it.

Aged Care Worker in GREAT PALM ISLAND QLD:
"Im a aboringal im good working with kids."
Pros: I love to be around the kids they are so much fun.
Cons: In getting lest in my pay when I do over time.

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Key Stats for Aged Care Worker

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Aged Care Worker Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

▲1%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Aged Care Worker Salaries



National Average
AU$45,000

Elder Care
▼2%

▼5%

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 92%