Care Worker

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Median Average:
$56,250
Care Worker in Australia median base salary $56,250/yr. Information is based on 408 Care Worker jobs advertised between April 2020 and April 2021.
How much do Care Worker earn in Australia? The average salary of Care Worker is $56,250 in Australia
$56,250 /yr
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Average $56,250
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated April 16 2021
The average pay range for Care Worker is between $50K and $60K. Salaries vary from a low of $40K up to $80K per year. The average number of Care Worker roles advertised per month is 36 in Australia between April 2020 and April 2021.
What are the most common skills required to be a Care Worker? The most common skills required for a Care Worker are:
Accreditation Administration Catering Accreditation Banking Accountability Administration Banking Building Accountability Administration Budgeting Cleaning Accreditation Administration Art Cleaning Accountability Administration Art Building Cleaning Accountability Administration Administrative APIs Art Building Casework Cleaning
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These skills are most commonly found in Care Worker job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated March 31 2021
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Aged Care & Disability Support roles in Australia?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Aged Care & Disability Support roles. See what salaries they paid for Aged Care & Disability Support in Australia. See how they compare to the average Aged Care & Disability Support salary of $56,250.
Blue Care
Brisbane (80%), Gold Coast (8%), Townsville (6%), Cairns (5%) +1 others
4,202

$45K-$55K

(($6,013))

$45K-$55K
(($6,013))
Sidekicker
Gold Coast (75%), Brisbane (25%)
2,807

$56K-$66K

($5,488)

$56K-$66K
($5,488)
Australian Unity
Gold Coast (37%), Newcastle (32%), Wollongong (10%), Sydney (9%) +5 others
2,513

$42K-$52K

(($8,369))

$42K-$52K
(($8,369))
Bolton Clarke
Brisbane (61%), Melbourne (17%), Townsville (10%), Gold Coast (6%) +5 others
2,145

$39K-$50K

(($11,279))

$39K-$50K
(($11,279))
Drake International
Melbourne (36%), Gold Coast (18%), Brisbane (14%), Perth (14%) +6 others
2,063

$59K-$69K

($7,769)

$59K-$69K
($7,769)
Last Updated April 16 2021
How many years does it take to become a Care Worker?
Most candidates undertake an average of 5 years Community Services & Development prior to being appointed as a Care Worker.
Average Community Services & Development required to become a Care Worker
Last updated April 15 2021
Most candidates have on average 8 years working experience prior to becoming a Care Worker.
Average Community Services & Development required to become a Care Worker
Last updated April 15 2021
Where are Care Worker in Australia sourced from?
Care Worker are sourced from
these companies
Cerebral Palsy League
Anglicare
ARcare
Auscare Home and Community Care Ltd
Australian Unity
Care Worker are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
TAFE
James Cook University
James Cook University
Edith Cowan University
Last updated April 22 2021
Where are most Care Worker roles located in Australia?
Sydney 78 / 20%
Perth 53 / 14%
Brisbane 51 / 13%
Adelaide 39 / 10%
Melbourne 26 / 7%
Last updated April 16 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Care Worker?
Darwin ($69K)
Adelaide ($61K)
Melbourne ($61K)
Brisbane ($59K)
Gold Coast ($59K)
Last updated April 09 2021