How much does a Care Assistant make?

Updated 18 Sep 2021
£20,972 /yr
Average Base Pay

4,890 salaries

£17K

Low

£21K

Average

£25K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Care Assistant is £20,972 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Care Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4890 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Care Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Assistant Caregiver£21,254 /yr
L3
Senior Caregiver£22,037 /yr
L4
Staff Caregiver£26,143 /yr
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HC-One
2.6

HC-One

Care Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £5 - £15
244 salaries
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£5

£15

£5 - £15 Range

Nurseplus
3.5

Nurseplus

Care Assistant - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £10 - £14

£10

£14

£10 - £14 Range

Helping Hands Home Care
3.8

Helping Hands Home Care

Care Assistant - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £6 - £13

£6

£13

£6 - £13 Range

Bupa
3.7

Bupa

Care Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £6 - £11

£6

£11

£6 - £11 Range

Caremark Ltd
3.2

Caremark Ltd

Care Assistant - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £9 - £19

£9

£19

£9 - £19 Range

Four Seasons Health Care
3.7

Four Seasons Health Care

Care Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £7 - £10

£7

£10

£7 - £10 Range

Barchester Healthcare
3.4

Barchester Healthcare

Care Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £6 - £10

£6

£10

£6 - £10 Range

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Home Instead
3.6

Home Instead

Care Assistant - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £16

£9

£16

£9 - £16 Range

Allied Healthcare
2.9

Allied Healthcare

Care Assistant - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £8 - £15

£8

£15

£8 - £15 Range

Agincare
2.6

Agincare

Care Assistant - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £10

£9

£10

£9 - £10 Range

Sanctuary
3.4

Sanctuary

Care Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £7 - £10

£7

£10

£7 - £10 Range

Anchor Hanover
3.2

Anchor Hanover

Care Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £7 - £11

£7

£11

£7 - £11 Range

Active Care Group
3

Active Care Group

Care Assistant - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £9 - £12

£9

£12

£9 - £12 Range

Methodist Homes MHA
3.8

Methodist Homes MHA

Care Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £9 - £11

£9

£11

£9 - £11 Range

Westminster Homecare
2.6

Westminster Homecare

Care Assistant - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £11

£9

£11

£9 - £11 Range

Maria Mallaband Care Group
3.7

Maria Mallaband Care Group

Care Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £7 - £10

£7

£10

£7 - £10 Range

City & County Healthcare Group
1.9

City & County Healthcare Group

Care Assistant - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £19

£9

£19

£9 - £19 Range

Runwood Homes
2.5

Runwood Homes

Care Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £8 - £9

£8

£9

£8 - £9 Range

Interserve
3.1

Interserve

Care Assistant - Hourly

£10

 /hr
Range: £9 - £15

£9

£15

£9 - £15 Range

Caring Homes Group
3.1

Caring Homes Group

Care Assistant - Hourly

£9

 /hr
Range: £9 - £10

£9

£10

£9 - £10 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Care Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Care Assistant is £20,972 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Care Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4890 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Care Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Care Assistant in United Kingdom is £25,373 per year.

The lowest salary for a Care Assistant in United Kingdom is £17,335 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent care assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£12,000
per year
A Care Assistant in the Nottingham Area area reported making £12,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Nottingham Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£9
hourly
A Care Assistant in the Manchester Area area reported making £9 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£15,069
per year
A Care Assistant in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £15,069 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£11
hourly
A Care Assistant in the London Area area reported making £11 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Non-profit Organisation
£8
hourly
A Care Assistant in the Cambridge Area area reported making £8 per hour
Job Highlights
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£12
hourly
A Care Assistant in the London Area area reported making £12 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
£10
hourly
A Care Assistant in the Manchester Area area reported making £10 per hour
Job Highlights
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
£9
hourly
A Care Assistant in the Newcastle upon Tyne Area area reported making £9 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Newcastle upon Tyne Area area
 
Full-time
501 to 1000 employees