Average Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£8.10
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£30
Bonus
£325
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The average hourly pay for a Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in United Kingdom is £8.10.
10%
£7.26
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£8.10
90%
£9.75
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Hourly Rate
£7 - £10
Bonus
£10 - £298
Profit Sharing
£0 - £325
Total Pay
£14,949 - £20,575

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Job Description for Patient Care Assistant (PCA)

Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Tasks
  • Provide basic patient care under the direction of a nursing staff.
  • Assist patients with daily activities including feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, mobility, changing linens, and taking medication.

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Popular Skills for Patient Care Assistant (PCA)

Skills in Home Health/Home Care, Long Term Care, Acute Care and Medicine / Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Elder Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Patient Care Assistant (PCA)

An entry-level Patient Care Assistant (PCA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £7.70 based on 38 salaries. An early career Patient Care Assistant (PCA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.92 based on 152 salaries. A mid-career Patient Care Assistant (PCA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.16 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Patient Care Assistant (PCA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.32 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £8.
Employees with Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in their job title in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow earn an average of 4.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (2.1% more) and London, England: London (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Blackpool, England: Lancashire (7.5% less), Birmingham, England: West Midlands (7.4% less) and Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 321 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.8%
Early Career
47.4%
Mid Career
15.9%
Experienced
15.9%
Late Career
9.0%