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

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The average hourly pay for a Personal Care Assistant (PCA) in United Kingdom is £8.06.
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Hourly Rate
£7 - £10
£1 - £9,500
Total Pay
£14,618 - £20,962

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Job Description for Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

Popular Employer Salaries for Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

The top respondents for the job title Personal Care Assistant (PCA) are from the companies Bupa International, The National Health Service (NHS) and Care UK Plc. Reported salaries are highest at The National Health Service (NHS) where the average pay is £10.25. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Mears Group PLC, earning around £7.87. Bupa International pays the lowest at around £7.41. Care UK Plc also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying £7.55.

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Popular Skills for Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

An entry-level Personal Care Assistant (PCA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £7.74 based on 71 salaries. An early career Personal Care Assistant (PCA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.94 based on 524 salaries. A mid-career Personal Care Assistant (PCA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.32 based on 233 salaries. An experienced Personal Care Assistant (PCA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.26 based on 169 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £9.
Employees with Personal Care Assistant (PCA) in their job title in Bristol, England: Bristol earn an average of 2.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (2.0% more) and Reading, England: Berkshire (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (3.6% less), Southampton, England: Hampshire (3.3% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (1.7% less).

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