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 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 $53,225.
Blue Care
Brisbane (81%), Gold Coast (8%), Cairns (6%), Townsville (3%) +1 others
1,311

$42K-$52K

(($5,375))

$42K-$52K
(($5,375))
Drake International
Gold Coast (21%), Melbourne (21%), Brisbane (20%), Perth (15%) +6 others
1,239

$54K-$64K

($5,775)

$54K-$64K
($5,775)
H1 Healthcare Pty
Melbourne (39%), Sydney (16%), Albury (11%), Gold Coast (9%) +6 others
967

$56K-$66K

($8,263)

$56K-$66K
($8,263)
Bolton Clarke
Brisbane (53%), Melbourne (19%), Townsville (10%), Gold Coast (9%) +5 others
779

$38K-$48K

(($9,568))

$38K-$48K
(($9,568))
Edmen
Cairns (30%), Brisbane (21%), Adelaide (13%), Gold Coast (13%) +4 others
771

$51K-$62K

($3,601)

$51K-$62K
($3,601)
Last Updated October 30 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 29 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 29 2020
Where are Aged Care & Disability Support in Australia sourced from?
Aged Care & Disability Support are sourced from
these companies
Absolute Care and Health
Anglicare
Australian Red Cross
Epworth HealthCare
mecwacare
Aged Care & Disability Support are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
Griffith University
La Trobe University
Victoria University
Swinburne University of Technology
Last updated October 31 2020
Where are most Care Worker roles located in Australia?
Sydney 65 / 20%
Adelaide 43 / 14%
Perth 39 / 12%
Brisbane 32 / 10%
Melbourne 30 / 9%
Last updated October 23 2020
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Care Worker?
Darwin ($59K)
Melbourne ($59K)
Adelaide ($58K)
Geelong ($57K)
Cairns ($56K)
Last updated October 23 2020
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