Average Care Worker Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£8.26
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£300
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The average hourly pay for a Care Worker in United Kingdom is £8.26.
10%
£7.26
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£8.26
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£9.93
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What Do Care Workers Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Care Worker

The top respondents for the job title Care Worker are from the companies Mears Group PLC, The National Health Service (NHS) and Caremark. Reported salaries are highest at The National Health Service (NHS) where the average pay is £9.00. Mears Group PLC pays the lowest at around £7.77.

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What Are Popular Skills for Care Workers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Care Workers?

An entry-level Care Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £8.09 based on 78 salaries. An early career Care Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.21 based on 319 salaries. A mid-career Care Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.27 based on 100 salaries. An experienced Care Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.37 based on 97 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £9.
Employees with Care Worker in their job title in Reading, England: Berkshire earn an average of 8.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (7.5% more) and Bristol, England: Bristol (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (8.0% less), Brighton, England: East Sussex (1.0% less) and Ipswich, England: Suffolk (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 636 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.3%
Early Career
50.2%
Mid Career
15.7%
Experienced
15.3%
Late Career
6.6%