The average wage for an Entry-Level Personal Care Attendant (PCA) is AU$22.06 per hour.

AU$28,188 - AU$59,598
AU$28K
AU$41K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$40,976
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.62 - AU$25.40
AU$19
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.31
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$59K
Salary AU$28,188 - AU$59,598
Bonus AU$453
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$38,475 - AU$53,414
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$18.62 - AU$25.40
Overtime AU$19.27 - AU$40.15
Annual Data AU$0AU$53K
Bonus AU$453
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$38,475 - AU$53,414
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 301

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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Personal Care Attendant (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 Attendant (PCA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,568

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

Key Stats for Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
8%

Skills That Affect Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Salaries


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National Average
AU$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%