Care Assistant

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Median Average:
$47,727
Care Assistant in Melbourne, Australia median base salary $47,727/yr. Information is based on 33 Care Assistant jobs advertised between July 2020 and July 2021.
How much do Care Assistant earn in Melbourne, Australia? The average salary of Care Assistant is $47,727 in Melbourne, Australia
$47,727 /yr
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Average $47,727
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated July 16 2021
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 3 in Melbourne, Australia between July 2020 and July 2021.
What are the most common skills required to be a Care Assistant? The most common skills required for a Care Assistant are:
Building Building Administration Administrative Accountability Administrative Art Cleaning Administration Art Anaphylaxis Asthma Building Childcare Accreditation Administration Art Building Childcare Cleaning Administration Administrative Art Audit Auditing Bookings Building Catering Childcare Cleaning
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These skills are most commonly found in Care Assistant job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated June 30 2021
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 $47,727.
START Employment
Melbourne (100%)
1,699

$39K-$50K

(($3,207))

$39K-$50K
(($3,207))
Drake International
Melbourne (100%)
834

$61K-$73K

($19,488)

$61K-$73K
($19,488)
H1 Healthcare Pty
Melbourne (100%)
790

$59K-$71K

($17,647)

$59K-$71K
($17,647)
Adecco
Melbourne (100%)
757

$51K-$63K

($9,373)

$51K-$63K
($9,373)
McArthur
Melbourne (100%)
749

$59K-$84K

($23,878)

$59K-$84K
($23,878)
Last Updated July 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 July 26 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 July 26 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
Victoria University of Wellington
Guru Nanak Dev University
Mahatma Gandhi University
University College Cork
Wesley Institute
Last updated July 22 2021
Where are most Care Assistant roles located in Australia?
Newcastle 63 / 17%
Gold Coast 56 / 15%
Brisbane 53 / 14%
Sydney 36 / 10%
Melbourne 35 / 9%
Last updated July 24 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Care Assistant?
Darwin ($61K)
Melbourne ($56K)
Perth ($56K)
Adelaide ($53K)
Brisbane ($53K)
Last updated July 24 2021