Care Worker

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Median Average:
$53,562
Care Worker in Australia median base salary $53,562/yr. Information is based on 327 Care Worker jobs advertised between March 2020 and December 2020.
How much do Care Worker earn in Australia? The average salary of Care Worker is $53,562 in Australia
$53,562 /yr
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Average $53,562
Range $50K - $60K
Last updated January 08 2021
The average pay range for Care Worker is between $50K and $60K. Salaries vary from a low of $40K up to $70K per year. The average number of Care Worker roles advertised per month is 2 in Australia between March 2020 and December 2020.
What are the most common skills required to be a Care Worker? The most common skills required for a Care Worker are:
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These skills are most commonly found in Care Worker job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated December 31 2020
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Aged Care & Disability Support roles in Melbourne?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Aged Care & Disability Support roles. See what salaries they paid for Aged Care & Disability Support in Melbourne. See how they compare to the average Aged Care & Disability Support salary of $53,562.
START Employment
Melbourne (100%)
872

$36K-$46K

(($11,653))

$36K-$46K
(($11,653))
H1 Healthcare Pty
Melbourne (100%)
472

$60K-$70K

($11,812)

$60K-$70K
($11,812)
Drake International
Melbourne (100%)
469

$60K-$70K

($12,028)

$60K-$70K
($12,028)
McArthur
Melbourne (100%)
447

$58K-$79K

($15,498)

$58K-$79K
($15,498)
Mecwacare
Melbourne (100%)
356

$46K-$55K

(($2,551))

$46K-$55K
(($2,551))
Last Updated January 08 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 January 10 2021
Most candidates have on average 7 years working experience prior to becoming a Care Worker.
Average Community Services & Development required to become a Care Worker
Last updated January 10 2021
Where are Care Worker in Melbourne sourced from?
Care Worker are sourced from
these companies
A Good Dying
AFEA IN HOME CARE
BERNADETTE HEALTH CARE
Hobsons Bay Council
Integrated staffing - South East Suburbs
Care Worker are sourced in Melbourne are most likely to be sourced from these schools
TAFE
TAFE
James Cook University
James Cook University
Australian College of Applied Psychology
Last updated January 11 2021
Where are most Care Worker roles located in Australia?
Sydney 65 / 21%
Perth 43 / 14%
Brisbane 41 / 13%
Adelaide 36 / 11%
Gold Coast 27 / 9%
Last updated January 08 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Care Worker?
Melbourne ($61K)
Adelaide ($59K)
Darwin ($59K)
Brisbane ($58K)
Gold Coast ($58K)
Last updated January 08 2021