The average wage for a Home Care Worker is AU$21.84 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 move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

AU$19.32 - AU$25.68
AU$19
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.82
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$33
Hourly Rate AU$19.32 - AU$25.68
Overtime AU$29.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$53K
Total Pay (?
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AU$40,111 - AU$53,712
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 116

Job Description for Home Care Worker

Home care workers are generally required to have a high school diploma or GED. They may work independently, through an agency, or for government agencies or private employers, though they work primarily in their clients' homes.

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Home Care Worker 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.

Home Care Worker Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,488

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

Key Stats for Home Care Worker

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%

Experience Affects Home Care Worker Salaries

▲6%

▼0%

▼0%

National Average
AU$45,000

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%

Common Health Benefits

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