A Caretaker earns an average salary of AU$43,746 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.

AU$22,402 - AU$57,006
AU$22K
AU$44K
AU$57K
MEDIAN: AU$44,365
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50%
90%
AU$17.60 - AU$25.66
AU$18
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.58
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$57K
Salary AU$22,402 - AU$57,006
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$24,866 - AU$55,146
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
Hourly Data AU$0AU$30
Hourly Rate AU$17.60 - AU$25.66
Hourly Tips AU$0.95
Overtime AU$30.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
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$24,866 - AU$55,146
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Job Description for Caretaker

Caretakers help maintain a company's building and/or grounds, ensuring a safe, clean, and pleasing environment for workers and clients. They perform a variety of tasks, such as removing trash, performing seasonal maintenance, gardening, and handling "touch-ups" to property. The caretaker is often also responsible for maintaining proper inventory levels for needed supplies, ensuring they are replenished as needed. They typically operate a variety of tools, equipment, and vehicles to help maintain properties. In all tasks, caretakers must adhere to relevant company standards and procedures. The physical demands of this position vary, but lifting and moving objects of a variety of sizes may be required in the course of the day. Depending on the position, the caretaker may be exposed to different weather conditions, which may mean working in extreme heat, cold, and other inclement weather. Standing and moving for long periods of time are often needed.

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Caretaker Tasks

  • Seal, wax, and buff floors and hard surfaces.
  • Assist painters and security engineers when assigned.
  • Clean sidewalks, including sweeping, raking leaves and shoveling snow.
  • Clean individual units when vacated or requested.
  • Sweep, mop, wash, dust and vacuum designated areas.

Caretaker Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,675

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

Caretaker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Caretaker?

Caretaker in Gatton:
"Its enjoyable."
Pros: I dont have to do it but has its rewards. Like communicating with animals and taking care of them the best way I know how. Also farm work is great .
Cons: Being threatened of eviction. And blackmail and stand over tactics.

Key Stats for Caretaker

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Caretaker Salaries

National Average
AU$45,000

▼1%

▼3%

▼5%

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%