An Experienced Personal Care Assistant (PCA) earns an average wage of AU$21.95 per hour.

AU$39,221 - AU$58,958
AU$44K
MEDIAN: AU$44,300
50%
AU$19.17 - AU$24.78
AU$19
AU$22
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.95
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$58K
Salary AU$44,300
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$39,716 - AU$51,814
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data AU$0AU$28
Hourly Rate AU$19.17 - AU$24.78
Overtime AU$28.50
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$39,716 - AU$51,814
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 203

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$45,638

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

Key Stats for Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
10-19 years
89%
20 years or more
11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

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