AU$47,493
Avg. Salary
AU$24.66
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Personal Support Worker (PSW) is AU$24.66 per hour.

The average pay for a Personal Support Worker (PSW) is AU$47,493 per year.

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AU$68k
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MEDIAN AU$47,493
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MEDIAN: AU$47,493
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Salary AU$26,508 - AU$67,668
Bonus AU$20.00
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$41,882 - AU$62,014
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data AU$0AU$42
Hourly Rate AU$20.32 - AU$29.56
Overtime AU$2.05 - AU$42.54
Annual Data AU$0AU$62K
Bonus AU$20.00
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$41,882 - AU$62,014
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 437

Job Description for Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Personal support workers (PSWs) are responsible for providing short- or long-term care for patients and serving as companions for those who are lonely, as well as helping them with activities of their day-to-day lives. Personal support workers are health professionals who are "unregulated," as there are no set guidelines which they follow.

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Personal Support Worker (PSW) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Pay by Experience for a Personal Support Worker (PSW) has a positive trend. An entry-level Personal Support Worker (PSW) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 131 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Personal Support Worker (PSW) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Personal Support Worker (PSW) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 31 salaries. A Personal Support Worker (PSW) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: AU$51,269

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

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Personal Support Worker (PSW)?

Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Adelaide:
"Had it’s good and bad days!"
Pros: My clients.
Cons: Not getting treated the best

Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Mount Gambier:
"Great."
Pros: Close to family
Cons: Weather

Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Toowoomba:
"Wonderful."
Pros: The great Opportunities
Cons: Nothing

Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Adelaide:
"I don’t know any difference."
Pros: The city of churches
Cons: Haven’t worked any where else comfortable

Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Adelaide:
"Love it."
Pros: Close to everything
Cons: I would get people know

Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Sydney:
"I like it."
Pros: I live here
Cons: Close to family and friends

Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Woorabinda:
Pros: Good pay,
Cons: No bad things.

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Key Stats for Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Personal Support Worker (PSW) Salaries

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National Average
AU$51,000

▼2%

▼2%

▼5%

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%