The average pay for a Mid-Career Personal Care Assistant (PCA) is AU$22.44 per hour.

AU$30,410 - AU$60,166
AU$30K
AU$39K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$39,025
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.47 - AU$24.56
AU$19
AU$22
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.77
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$60K
Salary AU$30,410 - AU$60,166
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$40,130 - AU$51,290
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data AU$0AU$27
Hourly Rate AU$19.47 - AU$24.56
Overtime AU$27.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$51K
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$40,130 - AU$51,290
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 327

Job Description for Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

A personal care assistant (PCA) assists a disabled or chronically ill person with activities of daily living, such as dressing, preparing meals, conducting routine housekeeping, and maintaining the client's personal hygiene. Personal care assistants could be independently contracted by an individual, or they may work for an organization that provides care to many clients.

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Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Tasks

  • Administer bedside and personal care, such as ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.
  • Train family members to provide bedside care.
  • Transport clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings.
  • Participate in case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the client, to evaluate the client's needs and plan for continuing services.
  • Instruct, advise and perform housekeeping duties and running errands.

Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,245

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

Key Stats for Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
5-9 years
82%
10-19 years
18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 92%