AU$40,210
Avg. Salary
AU$22.28
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Personal Care Attendant (PCA) is AU$22.28 per hour.

The average pay for a Personal Care Attendant (PCA) is AU$40,210 per year.

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MEDIAN AU$22.28
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MEDIAN AU$40,210
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MEDIAN: AU$40,210
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Salary AU$40,210
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$40,862 - AU$55,231
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data AU$0AU$39
Hourly Rate AU$19.69 - AU$26.22
Overtime AU$12.72 - AU$39.83
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
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$40,862 - AU$55,231
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 408

Job Description for Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

Personal care attendants are responsible for providing care to the sick and injured of any age, from children with disabilities to the elderly. This position requires professionalism and compassion at all times. Some duties include checking the patient’s vital signs, helping the patient with personal hygiene, dressing the patient, feeding the patient, and taking the patient to appointments. Basic housekeeping is also necessary in order to provide a safe, clean environment. In day to day activities, personal care attendants will normally work alone, but they will report to a registered nurse.

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Common Career Paths for Personal Care Attendant (PCA)


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Pay by Experience Level for Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

Pay by Experience for a Personal Care Attendant (PCA) has a negative trend. An entry-level Personal Care Attendant (PCA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 170 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Personal Care Attendant (PCA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Personal Care Attendant (PCA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 36 salaries. A Personal Care Attendant (PCA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: AU$46,432

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Key Stats for Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Salaries

National Average
AU$46,000

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Skills That Affect Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Salaries


National Average
AU$46,000

Elder Care
▼4%

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 99%