AU$23.51
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average wage for a Personal Support Worker (PSW) in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$23.02 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s pay.

AU$40,499 - AU$62,000
AU$53K
MEDIAN: AU$53,105
50%
AU$20.04 - AU$28.37
AU$20
AU$24
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$23.51
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$61K
Salary AU$53,105
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$41,906 - AU$61,130
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$20.04 - AU$28.37
Overtime AU$29.48
Annual Data AU$0AU$61K
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$41,906 - AU$61,130
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

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) Tasks

  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Job Listings

Key Stats for Personal Support Worker (PSW)

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Personal Support Worker (PSW) Salaries

National Average
AU$50,000

▼3%

▼4%

▼4%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 83%