Care Assistant

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Care Assistant in Australia median base salary $52,542/yr. Information is based on 407 Care Assistant jobs advertised between February 2020 and January 2021.
How much do Care Assistant earn in Australia? The average salary of Care Assistant is $52,542 in Australia
$52,542 /yr
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Average $52,542
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated January 22 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 36 in Australia between February 2020 and January 2021.
What are the most common skills required to be a Care Assistant? The most common skills required for a Care Assistant are:
Administrative Administration Administrative Accountability Building Building Administrative Administrative Accountability Accountability Administration ASPX Asthma Administration Administrative Anaphylaxis Art Banking Catering ASPX Asthma Building Administrative Anaphylaxis Apartments Art Asthma Bookings Building Catering
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These skills are most commonly found in Care Assistant job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated December 31 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 $52,506.
Blue Care
Brisbane (82%), Gold Coast (9%), Cairns (4%), Townsville (4%) +1 others



Drake International
Melbourne (32%), Gold Coast (19%), Brisbane (16%), Perth (14%) +6 others



Bolton Clarke
Brisbane (56%), Melbourne (17%), Townsville (11%), Gold Coast (8%) +5 others



Australian Unity
Gold Coast (36%), Newcastle (29%), Wollongong (12%), Sydney (8%) +4 others



Gold Coast (72%), Brisbane (28%)



Last Updated January 15 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 January 22 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 January 22 2021
Where are Care Assistant in Australia sourced from?
Care Assistant are sourced from
these companies
Glenella Care
Kincare Community Services
Recruitment Select
Care Assistant are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
Deakin University
Griffith University
Victoria University
Swinburne University of Technology
Last updated January 26 2021
Where are most Care Assistant roles located in Australia?
Newcastle 47 / 17%
Gold Coast 43 / 15%
Brisbane 37 / 13%
Sydney 34 / 12%
Adelaide 26 / 9%
Last updated January 15 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Care Assistant?
Darwin ($60K)
Melbourne ($58K)
Cairns ($55K)
Gold Coast ($53K)
Perth ($53K)
Last updated January 15 2021