Care Assistant

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Median Average:
$49,613
Care Assistant in Australia median base salary $49,613/yr. Information is based on 375 Care Assistant jobs advertised between November 2019 and October 2020.
How much do Care Assistant earn in Australia? The average salary of Care Assistant is $49,613 in Australia
$49,613 /yr
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Average $49,613
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated October 23 2020
The average pay range for Care Assistant is between $50K and $60K. Salaries vary from a low of $30K up to $70K per year. The average number of Care Assistant roles advertised per month is 31 in Australia between November 2019 and October 2020.
What are the most common skills required to be a Care Assistant? The most common skills required for a Care Assistant are:
Administrative Administrative Administration Administrative Accountability Accountability Art ASPX Administrative Administrative Anaphylaxis Administration Art Accountability Administration Art Administrative ALCO APAC Accountability Administration ASPX Activiti Administration Administrative Anaphylaxis ARIS Art ASON Asthma
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These skills are most commonly found in Care Assistant job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated September 30 2020
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Aged Care & Disability Support roles in Australia?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Aged Care & Disability Support roles. See what salaries they paid for Aged Care & Disability Support in Australia. See how they compare to the average Aged Care & Disability Support salary of $49,613.
Blue Care
Brisbane (81%), Gold Coast (8%), Cairns (7%), Adelaide (2%) +1 others
1,262

$42K-$52K

(($1,897))

$42K-$52K
(($1,897))
Drake International
Gold Coast (22%), Brisbane (21%), Melbourne (21%), Perth (15%) +6 others
1,225

$53K-$63K

($9,134)

$53K-$63K
($9,134)
H1 Healthcare Pty
Melbourne (39%), Sydney (16%), Albury (11%), Gold Coast (9%) +6 others
952

$56K-$66K

($11,636)

$56K-$66K
($11,636)
Edmen
Cairns (30%), Brisbane (21%), Gold Coast (14%), Adelaide (13%) +4 others
753

$51K-$61K

($6,786)

$51K-$61K
($6,786)
Bolton Clarke
Brisbane (52%), Melbourne (19%), Townsville (10%), Gold Coast (9%) +5 others
734

$38K-$48K

(($5,940))

$38K-$48K
(($5,940))
Last Updated October 23 2020
How many years does it take to become a Care Assistant?
Most candidates undertake an average of 1 years Community Services & Development prior to being appointed as a Care Assistant.
Average Community Services & Development required to become a Care Assistant
Last updated October 24 2020
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 October 24 2020
Where are Aged Care & Disability Support in Australia sourced from?
Aged Care & Disability Support are sourced from
these companies
Absolute Care and Health
Anglicare
Australian Red Cross
Epworth HealthCare
mecwacare
Aged Care & Disability Support are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
Griffith University
La Trobe University
Victoria University
Swinburne University of Technology
Last updated October 28 2020
Where are most Care Assistant roles located in Australia?
Newcastle 42 / 16%
Brisbane 41 / 15%
Sydney 34 / 13%
Gold Coast 32 / 12%
Adelaide 29 / 11%
Last updated October 23 2020
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Care Assistant?
Darwin ($55K)
Geelong ($55K)
Melbourne ($55K)
Perth ($55K)
Cairns ($53K)
Last updated October 16 2020
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