A Care Worker earns an average wage of AU$22.18 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. This job's pay does not change very much with experience.

AU$19.64 - AU$26.13
AU$20
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$22.18
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$29
Hourly Rate AU$19.64 - AU$26.13
Overtime AU$26.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$54K
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$40,812 - AU$54,416
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 99

Care Worker Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Care Worker

Pay by Experience for a Care Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Care Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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$46,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced 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 25 salaries. A 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$48,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$46,136

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

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Key Stats for Care Worker

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Care Worker Salaries

▲5%

▲1%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼1%

▼1%

Skills That Affect Care Worker Salaries

▲2%

Home Health/Home Care
▼0%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼4%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%