Care Worker

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Median Average:
$50,183
Care Worker in Australia median base salary $50,183/yr. Information is based on 355 Care Worker jobs advertised between November 2019 and October 2020.
How much do Care Worker earn in Australia? The average salary of Care Worker is $50,183 in Australia
$50,183 /yr
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Average $50,183
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated October 23 2020
The average pay range for Care Worker is between $50K and $60K. Salaries vary from a low of $30K up to $70K per year. The average number of Care Worker roles advertised per month is 31 in Australia between November 2019 and October 2020.
What are the most common skills required to be a Care Worker? The most common skills required for a Care Worker are:
Catering Art Administration Administration Accountability Accreditation Adva Career Development Administration Art Administration Adva Budgeting Career Development Art Adva Art Career Development Adva Career Development CIPA Accountability Accreditation Activiti Advertising Accountability Art Case Management Case Work Cement
See all 30 skills

These skills are most commonly found in Care Worker job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated September 30 2020
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Aged Care & Disability Support roles in Canberra?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Aged Care & Disability Support roles. See what salaries they paid for Aged Care & Disability Support in Canberra. See how they compare to the average Aged Care & Disability Support salary of $50,183.
Calvary Community Care
Canberra (100%)
45

$36K-$46K

(($8,933))

$36K-$46K
(($8,933))
St John Ambulance Australia (ACT) Inc
Canberra (100%)
45

$48K-$58K

($2,817)

$48K-$58K
($2,817)
Hartley Lifecare
Canberra (100%)
43

$51K-$61K

($6,261)

$51K-$61K
($6,261)
Disability Services Australia
Canberra (100%)
36

$50K-$60K

($4,817)

$50K-$60K
($4,817)
H1 Healthcare Pty
Canberra (100%)
32

$55K-$65K

($9,817)

$55K-$65K
($9,817)
Last Updated October 23 2020
How many years does it take to become a Care Worker?
Most candidates undertake an average of 3 years Community Services & Development prior to being appointed as a Care Worker.
Average Community Services & Development required to become a Care Worker
Last updated October 22 2020
Most candidates have on average 4 years working experience prior to becoming a Care Worker.
Average Community Services & Development required to become a Care Worker
Last updated October 22 2020
Where are Aged Care & Disability Support in Canberra sourced from?
Aged Care & Disability Support are sourced from
these companies
ACT Torres Strait Islander Dance Group
Capital Property Styling
CHC Affordable Housing
Don Burrows Carpets & Blinds
M Home Help
Aged Care & Disability Support are sourced in Canberra are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
Griffith University
La Trobe University
Victoria University
Swinburne University of Technology
Last updated October 24 2020
Where are most Care Worker roles located in Australia?
Sydney 63 / 20%
Adelaide 42 / 15%
Perth 38 / 12%
Brisbane 30 / 9%
Melbourne 29 / 9%
Last updated October 16 2020
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Care Worker?
Adelaide ($59K)
Darwin ($59K)
Melbourne ($59K)
Geelong ($57K)
Cairns ($56K)
Last updated October 16 2020
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