AU$58,728
Avg. Salary
AU$26.01
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Mental Health Worker is AU$26.01 per hour.

The average pay for a Mental Health Worker is AU$58,728 per year.

AU$23.37
10%
AU$26.01
50%
AU$36.49
90%
MEDIAN AU$26.01
AU$45k
10%
AU$59k
50%
AU$77k
90%
MEDIAN AU$58,728
AU$44,792 - AU$76,838
AU$45K
AU$59K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$58,728
10%
50%
90%
AU$23.37 - AU$36.49
AU$23
AU$26
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$26.01
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$77K
Salary AU$44,792 - AU$76,838
Bonus AU$2,750
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$47,943 - AU$77,669
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data AU$0AU$53
Hourly Rate AU$23.37 - AU$36.49
Overtime AU$48.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$77K
Bonus AU$2,750
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$47,943 - AU$77,669
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

Job Description for Mental Health Worker

Hospitals, clinics, and other health care facilities typically hire personnel under the title "mental health worker" to assist doctors and nurses with the daily mental health duties. The mental health worker assists in patient monitoring, physical assistance, and performing other general tasks for doctors and nurses. They are in contact with patients and must demonstrate empathy and patience, as well as be adaptable to a variety of situations. While specific tasks required of mental health workers vary by employer, these individuals generally do not possess a medical degree or registered nursing certification.

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Mental Health Worker Tasks
  • Care for patients with mental illnesses or disabilities.
  • Supervise individual patients and/or groups in living or therapeutic situations.
  • Keep records, documentation and patient reports.

Mental Health Worker Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

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-4%

-5%

-12%

National Average: AU$55,579

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

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Key Stats for Mental Health Worker

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Mental Health Worker Salaries

National Average
AU$56,000

▼1%

▼2%

▼5%

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 88%