Care Assistant

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Median Average:
$52,957
Care Assistant in Australia median base salary $52,957/yr. Information is based on 470 Care Assistant jobs advertised between June 2020 and March 2021.
How much do Care Assistant earn in Australia? The average salary of Care Assistant is $52,957 in Australia
$52,957 /yr
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Average $52,957
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated April 16 2021
The average pay range for Care Assistant is between $50K and $60K. Salaries vary from a low of $40K up to $70K per year. The average number of Care Assistant roles advertised per month is 3 in Australia between June 2020 and March 2021.
What are the most common skills required to be a Care Assistant? The most common skills required for a Care Assistant are:
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These skills are most commonly found in Care Assistant job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated March 31 2021
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Aged Care & Disability Support roles in Adelaide?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Aged Care & Disability Support roles. See what salaries they paid for Aged Care & Disability Support in Adelaide. See how they compare to the average Aged Care & Disability Support salary of $52,957.
Programmed Health Professionals Pty Ltd
Adelaide (100%)
487

$56K-$66K

($8,889)

$56K-$66K
($8,889)
HenderCare
Adelaide (100%)
406

$60K-$71K

($12,721)

$60K-$71K
($12,721)
Flinders Medical Centre
Adelaide (100%)
360

$48K-$58K

($643)

$48K-$58K
($643)
Edmen
Adelaide (100%)
264

$60K-$70K

($12,738)

$60K-$70K
($12,738)
Resthaven
Adelaide (100%)
237

$41K-$51K

(($6,543))

$41K-$51K
(($6,543))
Last Updated April 16 2021
How many years does it take to become a Care Assistant?
Most candidates undertake an average of 4 years Community Services & Development prior to being appointed as a Care Assistant.
Average Community Services & Development required to become a Care Assistant
Last updated April 20 2021
Most candidates have on average 6 years working experience prior to becoming a Care Assistant.
Average Community Services & Development required to become a Care Assistant
Last updated April 20 2021
Where are Care Assistant in Adelaide sourced from?
Care Assistant are sourced from
these companies
Beth Ezra Trust
Glottenham Manor
Homecareplus
Recruitment Select
Residential Home
Care Assistant are sourced in Adelaide are most likely to be sourced from these schools
Flinders University
TAFE
University of South Australia
University of Adelaide
Guru Nanak Dev University
Last updated April 20 2021
Where are most Care Assistant roles located in Australia?
Newcastle 52 / 17%
Gold Coast 46 / 15%
Brisbane 36 / 12%
Melbourne 30 / 10%
Sydney 28 / 9%
Last updated April 16 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Care Assistant?
Darwin ($61K)
Melbourne ($59K)
Perth ($58K)
Brisbane ($56K)
Cairns ($55K)
Last updated April 16 2021