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Average Personal Care Worker Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$22.99
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AU$100
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The average hourly pay for a Personal Care Worker in Australia is AU$22.99.
10%
A$20.56
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A$22.99
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A$26.72
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What Do Personal Care Workers Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Personal Care Worker

The top respondents for the job title Personal Care Worker are from the companies Bluecare, Churches of Christ Care and RSL Care. Reported salaries are highest at Craigcare where the average pay is AU$23.88. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Bluecare and Blue Care Network, earning around AU$23.11 and AU$22.85, respectively. RSL Care pays the lowest at around AU$21.92. Churches of Christ Care and TLC Aged Care also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$21.95 and AU$22.72, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Personal Care Workers?

Skills in Elder Care, Palliative Care, Home Health/Home Care, Disability Support and Long Term Care are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Personal Care Workers?

An entry-level Personal Care Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$22.44 based on 82 salaries. An early career Personal Care Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.93 based on 487 salaries. A mid-career Personal Care Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.30 based on 227 salaries. An experienced Personal Care Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.42 based on 142 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$23.
Employees with Personal Care Worker in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 4.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ballarat, Victoria (1.7% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toowoomba, Queensland (5.0% less), Townsville, Queensland (3.5% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 988 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.3%
Early Career
49.3%
Mid Career
23.0%
Experienced
14.4%
Late Career
5.1%

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