Care Assistant

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Median Average:
$52,825
Care Assistant in Australia median base salary $52,825/yr. Information is based on 423 Care Assistant jobs advertised between May 2020 and February 2021.
How much do Care Assistant earn in Australia? The average salary of Care Assistant is $52,825 in Australia
$52,825 /yr
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Average $52,825
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated March 05 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 1 in Australia between May 2020 and February 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 February 28 2021
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Aged Care & Disability Support roles in Canberra?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Aged Care & Disability Support roles. See what salaries they paid for Aged Care & Disability Support in Canberra. See how they compare to the average Aged Care & Disability Support salary of $52,825.
Hartley Lifecare
Canberra (100%)
72

$56K-$66K

($8,475)

$56K-$66K
($8,475)
Skipper Care
Canberra (100%)
67

$68K-$68K

($15,317)

$68K-$68K
($15,317)
BaptistCare NSW & ACT
Canberra (100%)
55

$42K-$52K

(($5,215))

$42K-$52K
(($5,215))
St John Ambulance Australia (ACT) Inc
Canberra (100%)
45

$48K-$58K

($175)

$48K-$58K
($175)
Calvary Community Care
Canberra (100%)
45

$36K-$46K

(($11,575))

$36K-$46K
(($11,575))
Last Updated March 05 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 March 08 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 March 08 2021
Where are Care Assistant in Australia sourced from?
Care Assistant are sourced from
these companies
Glenella Care
Kincare Community Services
Nissan
Ozcare
Recruitment Select
Care Assistant are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
University of Canberra
Canberra Institute of Technology
TAFE
The Australian National University
Charles Sturt University
Last updated March 08 2021
Where are most Care Assistant roles located in Australia?
Newcastle 47 / 16%
Gold Coast 43 / 15%
Brisbane 39 / 13%
Melbourne 29 / 10%
Sydney 29 / 10%
Last updated March 05 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Care Assistant?
Darwin ($60K)
Melbourne ($60K)
Perth ($55K)
Brisbane ($54K)
Cairns ($53K)
Last updated March 05 2021