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 February 2020 and January 2021.
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 32 in Australia between February 2020 and January 2021.
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 Townsville?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Aged Care & Disability Support roles. See what salaries they paid for Aged Care & Disability Support in Townsville. See how they compare to the average Aged Care & Disability Support salary of $53,674.
selectability
Townsville (100%)
170

$47K-$57K

(($1,224))

$47K-$57K
(($1,224))
Bolton Clarke
Townsville (100%)
165

$38K-$48K

(($10,579))

$38K-$48K
(($10,579))
Edmen
Townsville (100%)
132

$52K-$62K

($3,737)

$52K-$62K
($3,737)
Endeavour Foundation
Townsville (100%)
114

$53K-$63K

($4,904)

$53K-$63K
($4,904)
Blue Care
Townsville (100%)
95

$45K-$56K

(($2,793))

$45K-$56K
(($2,793))
Last Updated January 15 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 17 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 17 2021
Where are Care Worker in Australia sourced from?
Care Worker are sourced from
these companies
Cerebral Palsy League
Anglicare
ARcare
Australian Unity
Carino Care
Care Worker are sourced in Australia 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 16 2021
Where are most Care Worker roles located in Australia?
Sydney 67 / 21%
Brisbane 43 / 13%
Perth 43 / 13%
Adelaide 39 / 12%
Gold Coast 27 / 8%
Last updated January 15 2021
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Care Worker?
Melbourne ($62K)
Adelaide ($60K)
Darwin ($59K)
Brisbane ($58K)
Gold Coast ($58K)
Last updated January 15 2021