Care Assistant

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Median Average:
$52,600
Care Assistant in Melbourne, Australia median base salary $52,600/yr. Information is based on 25 Care Assistant jobs advertised between February 2020 and January 2021.
How much do Care Assistant earn in Melbourne, Australia? The average salary of Care Assistant is $52,600 in Melbourne, Australia
$52,600 /yr
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Average $52,600
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated January 15 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 Melbourne, 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 Melbourne?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Aged Care & Disability Support roles. See what salaries they paid for Aged Care & Disability Support in Melbourne. See how they compare to the average Aged Care & Disability Support salary of $52,600.
START Employment
Melbourne (100%)
946

$37K-$47K

(($10,600))

$37K-$47K
(($10,600))
Drake International
Melbourne (100%)
553

$61K-$71K

($13,502)

$61K-$71K
($13,502)
H1 Healthcare Pty
Melbourne (100%)
500

$60K-$70K

($13,046)

$60K-$70K
($13,046)
McArthur
Melbourne (100%)
486

$59K-$80K

($17,230)

$59K-$80K
($17,230)
Mecwacare
Melbourne (100%)
389

$46K-$56K

(($1,190))

$46K-$56K
(($1,190))
Last Updated January 22 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 Melbourne sourced from?
Care Assistant are sourced from
these companies
A&G Group
Anns Home Care
Apex Health and Social Care
AQS Homecare
At Elly Kay Nursing Home
Care Assistant are sourced in Melbourne are most likely to be sourced from these schools
Deakin University
TAFE
Monash University
Victoria University
La Trobe University
Last updated January 18 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