Care Assistant Salary in Ireland

€12.43
per hour
per year
€24,560
per year
per hour

Care Assistant - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for a Care Assistant is €12.43 gross per hour (€24,560 gross per year for Care Assistants working 38 hours a week), which is 44% lower than the national average salary in Ireland.
A Home Care Assistant can expect an average starting pay of €11.06. The highest pay rates can exceed €16.48.
€11.06
Low
€12.43
Average
€16.48
High
€21,850
Low
€24,560
Average
€32,560
High

Care Assistant Salary Range

Low
€11.06
Average
€12.43
Experienced
€13.34
High
€16.48
Low
€21,850
Average
€24,560
Experienced
€26,360
High
€32,560

Care Assistant - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

An Entry Level Care Assistant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €11.30 gross per hour on average. A mid career Care Assistant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €12, while an experienced Care Assistant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €13. Home Care Assistants with more than 20 years of caregiving experience may earn more than €14 hourly.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Care Assistant

Late Career▲ +13%
Experienced▲ +5%
Average Salary€12.43/hour
Mid Career▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -9%

Gender Breakdown

Female
99%
Male
1%

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The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Care Assistant jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Care Assistant

How much does a Care Assistant make in Ireland?
A Care Assistant in Ireland earns an average of €12.43 gross per hour, which is about €24,560 gross per year. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Care Assistant updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Care Assistant in Ireland?
The starting salary of a Care Assistant in Ireland is around €11.06 gross per hour.
What is the highest salary for a Care Assistant in Ireland?
The highest salary of a Care Assistant in Ireland can reach and exceed €16.48 gross per hour.
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