Average Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Personal Care Attendant (PCA) is AU$22.35.
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Hourly Rate
AU$20 - AU$26
Total Pay
AU$41,058 - AU$55,443

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Job Description for Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

Popular Employer Salaries for Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

The top respondents for the job title Personal Care Attendant (PCA) are from the companies Bupa Australia, Regis Group and Australian Unity. Reported salaries are highest at Australian Unity where the average pay is AU$22.22. Bupa Australia pays the lowest at around AU$21.78.

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Popular Skills for Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

Skills in Home Health/Home Care, Assisted Living, Medication Administration and Disability Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Elder Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

An entry-level Personal Care Attendant (PCA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.35 based on 121 salaries. An early career Personal Care Attendant (PCA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.28 based on 241 salaries. A mid-career Personal Care Attendant (PCA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.63 based on 92 salaries. An experienced Personal Care Attendant (PCA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.90 based on 75 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$22.
Employees with Personal Care Attendant (PCA) in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 10.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (10.1% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (6.8% less), Ballarat, Victoria (3.2% less) and Geelong, Victoria (1.7% less).

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