Personal Care Assistant Salary in Australia

AU$29.10
per hour
per year
AU$54,600
per year
per hour

Personal Care Assistant - Average Salary

The average salary for a Personal Care Assistant is AU$29.10 per hour (AU$54,600 per year), which is AU$10,760 (-16%) lower than the national average salary in Australia.
A Personal Care Assistant can expect an average starting pay of AU$23.30. The highest pay rate can exceed AU$55.
AU$23.30
Low
AU$29.10
Average
AU$55
High
AU$31,200
Low
AU$54,600
Average
AU$100,000
High

Personal Care Assistant Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$23.30
Average
AU$29.10
Senior
AU$35.50
High
AU$55
Low
AU$31,200
Average
AU$54,600
Senior
AU$73,000
High
AU$100,000
Among personal care assistants, Entry-Level Personal Care Assistants tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Personal Care Assistants enjoy the highest salaries.

Personal Care Assistant - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Personal Care AssistantAU$35.50/hour
+22% 
Entry-Level Personal Care AssistantAU$23.30/hour
 -20%

Personal Care Assistant - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Personal Care Assistant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$23.30. A mid career Personal Care Assistant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$28.60, while a senior Personal Care Assistant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$35.50. Personal care assistants with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$39.70 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Personal Care Assistant

Late Career▲ +36%
Senior▲ +22%
Average SalaryAU$29.10/hour
Mid Career▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -20%

Gender Breakdown

Female
90%
Male
10%

Personal Care Assistant - Jobs by Location

Personal Care Assistant - Related Salaries (per year)

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Personal Care Assistant jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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