Care Assistant

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Median Average:
$52,982
Care Assistant in Australia median base salary $52,982/yr. Information is based on 466 Care Assistant jobs advertised between April 2020 and April 2021.
How much do Care Assistant earn in Australia? The average salary of Care Assistant is $52,982 in Australia
$52,982 /yr
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Average $52,982
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated April 09 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 2 in Australia between April 2020 and April 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 March 31 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 $52,957.
Anglicare
Sydney (100%)
854

$48K-$58K

($852)

$48K-$58K
($852)
New Horizons
Sydney (100%)
675

$58K-$68K

($10,738)

$58K-$68K
($10,738)
Cerebral Palsy Alliance
Sydney (100%)
675

$60K-$70K

($12,249)

$60K-$70K
($12,249)
HammondCare
Sydney (100%)
594

$43K-$53K

(($4,149))

$43K-$53K
(($4,149))
Meditech Staffing
Sydney (100%)
547

$53K-$63K

($5,560)

$53K-$63K
($5,560)
Last Updated April 09 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 April 20 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 April 20 2021
Where are Care Assistant in Sydney sourced from?
Care Assistant are sourced from
these companies
CHILD
Home Care Independent Living
Jenny's Ark Children's Zoo
Jesmond Aged Care Centre
Lydian Care
Care Assistant are sourced in Sydney are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
University of Sydney
Macquarie University
University of Western Sydney
Australian Catholic University
Last updated April 14 2021
Where are most Care Assistant roles located in Australia?
Newcastle 52 / 17%
Gold Coast 46 / 15%
Brisbane 36 / 12%
Melbourne 30 / 10%
Sydney 28 / 9%
Last updated April 16 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Care Assistant?
Darwin ($61K)
Melbourne ($59K)
Perth ($58K)
Brisbane ($56K)
Cairns ($55K)
Last updated April 16 2021