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Care assistant salary stats

You're viewing live stats for Care assistant vacancies from our database of over 1 million job ads. Here are some fast facts:

  • The average Care assistant salary is £21,403. This is 35.8% below the national average advertised salary of £33,339.
  • Year-on-year pay for Care assistant jobs has gone down 1.3% year-on-year, compared to an annual change of -4.9% for all jobs.
  • Meanwhile, the number of Care assistant job ads is 67.6% higher than last year, with 37,637 current vacancies.
  • The top companies hiring for Care assistant roles are Barchester Healthcare, Achieve together and HC One.
  • Most Care assistant job ads are for Social work Jobs and Healthcare & Nursing Jobs.
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Users also searched for: personal care assistant, health care assistant, home care assistant

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Care assistant skills

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Social
Health
People
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Social care
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Healthcare
Nursing
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Highest Paying Areas for Care assistant, UKThese stats are from the last 14 days and may differ from the live data shown elsewhere.

AreaYoY Salary ChangeAverage salaryVacancies
Warwick113.8%£37,33754
East Lothian15.1%£28,61237
Redhill44.3%£27,76051
Portsmouth21.6%£27,10789
Chippenham11.5%£26,07358
Inverness1.4%£25,89734
Caldicot15.0%£25,75134
Heathfield-16.7%£25,395132
Salisbury16.1%£25,31487
The City-51.0%£25,24355
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Latest Care assistant jobs

Flexicare Care Assistant
£9.07
Cornwall Care
County Wide
Care Assistant
£11 per hour - Guaranteed hours contracts available
Helping Hands
Wolverhampton
Care Assistant
11.25 - 11.75
Helping Hands
Newbury
Care Assistant
£11.50-£11.75
Helping Hands
Bury St Edmunds
Care Assistant
£11.25ph and 35p per mile
Helping Hands
Fareham
Care Assistant
11.25
Helping Hands
Newbury
Care Assistant
£10.75 per hour
Helping Hands
Warrington
Care Assistant
Per Annual salary of £22,000 minimum ( salary based …
Helping Hands
Stourbridge
Care Assistant
£11.25 - £11.50 per Hour
Helping Hands
Fareham
Care Assistant
11.50
Helping Hands
Bury St Edmunds