AU$24.85
Avg. Hourly Rate
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A Disability Support Caregiver earns an average wage of AU$24.14 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$24,000 - AU$61,156
AU$24K
AU$50K
AU$61K
MEDIAN: AU$49,580
10%
50%
90%
AU$20.49 - AU$29.61
AU$20
AU$25
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$24.85
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$63K
Salary AU$24,000 - AU$61,156
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$42,287 - AU$63,056
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data AU$0AU$50
Hourly Rate AU$20.49 - AU$29.61
Overtime AU$21.85 - AU$50.91
Annual Data AU$0AU$63K
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$42,287 - AU$63,056
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 260

Job Description for Disability Support Caregiver

A disability support caregiver is someone who assists patients in performing regular tasks that physical or mental injury or illness may prevent them from doing on their own. The caregiver may work as part of a dedicated facility in such as a nursing home. He or she may also be part of a health network and provide caregiving in patients’ home as well. Caregivers help patients take care of their individual needs and provide the family and friends of these individuals with some peace of mind.

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Disability Support Caregiver Tasks

  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.

Common Career Paths for Disability Support Caregiver


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Disability Support Caregiver Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

2%

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-10%

National Average: AU$52,229

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Key Stats for Disability Support Caregiver

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Disability Support Caregiver Salaries

▲1%

National Average
AU$52,000

▼1%

▼3%

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%