Care Assistant

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Median Average:
$51,180
Care Assistant in Australia median base salary $51,180/yr. Information is based on 576 Care Assistant jobs advertised between August 2020 and July 2021.
How much do Care Assistant earn in Australia? The average salary of Care Assistant is $51,180 in Australia
$51,180 /yr
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Average $51,180
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated July 23 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 Australia between August 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:
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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 Sydney?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Aged Care & Disability Support roles. See what salaries they paid for Aged Care & Disability Support in Sydney. See how they compare to the average Aged Care & Disability Support salary of $51,180.
Anglicare
Sydney (100%)
1,208

$47K-$58K

($1,739)

$47K-$58K
($1,739)
Cerebral Palsy Alliance
Sydney (100%)
1,119

$57K-$69K

($12,204)

$57K-$69K
($12,204)
Meditech Staffing
Sydney (100%)
773

$53K-$63K

($7,495)

$53K-$63K
($7,495)
New Horizons
Sydney (100%)
765

$57K-$68K

($12,034)

$57K-$68K
($12,034)
AAA Nextt Group Pty Ltd
Sydney (100%)
672

$55K-$67K

($10,647)

$55K-$67K
($10,647)
Last Updated July 24 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 Sydney sourced from?
Care Assistant are sourced from
these companies
Advantaged Care
CHILD
Cleeve Hill Nursing Home
Home Care Independent Living
Jenny's Ark Children's Zoo
Care Assistant are sourced in Sydney are most likely to be sourced from these schools
Australian Catholic University
Australian Catholic University
Australian Catholic University
Box Hill Institute
Curtin College
Last updated July 27 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