£15,056
Avg. Salary
£7.45
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Health Care Assistant is £7.45 per hour.

The average pay for a Health Care Assistant is £15,056 per year.

£6.54
10%
£7.45
50%
£9.32
90%
MEDIAN £7.45
£10k
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£15k
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£19k
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MEDIAN £15,056
£10,288 - £19,341
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MEDIAN: £15,056
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Salary £10,288 - £19,341
Bonus £0.98 - £590
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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£13,044 - £19,459
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 384
Hourly Data £0£11
Hourly Rate £6.54 - £9.32
Overtime £1.82 - £11.78
Annual Data £0£19K
Bonus £0.98 - £590
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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£13,044 - £19,459
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 916

Job Description for Health Care Assistant

Health care assistants are responsible for many tasks, including feeding, dressing, and washing patients, taking patients' vital signs, bed making, maintaining clinical stock items, and other methods of assisting patients. Health care assistants generally work in healthcare facilities such as hospitals and elder care facilities; their environment can be fast-paced depending on the number of patients and available staff members. They generally work alongside nurses, doctors, therapists, and other health professionals, but their top responsibility is working with patients. Health care assistants may work under a practicing nurse in a training program that allows them to obtain various qualifications to become a nurse themselves.

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Pay by Experience Level for Health Care Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Health Care Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Health Care Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤15,000 based on 708 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Health Care Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤16,000 based on 296 salaries. An experienced Health Care Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤16,000 based on 191 salaries. A Health Care Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤16,000 based on 62 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: £15,406

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Health Care Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Health Care Assistant?

Health Care Assistant in Exeter:
Pros: Being able to care for people and looking after them to the best I can making their lives happy. Helping others, also making sure all their care needs have been met.
Cons: The money / how unappreciated you are made to feel.

Health Care Assistant in Doncaster:
"Satisfying job."
Very hard work but very rewarding.

Health Care Assistant in London:
"Full On Commitment."
Very busy but rewarding work if you like dealing with public and helping people in the health care setting.

Health Care Assistant in Taunton:
"Very challenging."
Pros: Making people laugh and happy.
Cons: Taking punches, being scratched , being insulted.

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Key Stats for Health Care Assistant

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Health Care Assistant Salaries

▲6%

▲6%

▲2%

National Average
₤15,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Health Care Assistant Salaries

spirometry
▲18%

ecg
▲17%

▲13%

▲12%

Injections
▲12%

ear irrigation
▲11%

blood pressure
▲10%

Ear syringing
▲9%

Acute Care
▲8%


National Average
₤15,000


nvq 3
▼3%

▼5%

Home Health/Home Care
▼6%

Dementia
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 86%