Healthcare Assistant Salary in Ireland

€29,203
per year
per hour
€14.40
per hour
per year

Healthcare Assistant (HCA) - Average Salary & Pay in Ireland

The average salary for a Healthcare Assistant is €29,203 gross per year (€14.40 gross per hour, for 39hrs/week), which is 34% lower than the national average salary in Ireland.
A Healthcare Assistant (HCA) can expect an average starting salary of €25,532. The highest salaries can exceed €36,510, excluding allowances and premiums for weekend and night shifts.
€25,532
Low
€29,203
Average
€36,510
High
€12.59
Low
€14.40
Average
€18
High

Healthcare Assistant Salary Range

Low
€25,532
Average
€29,203
Experienced
€32,995
High
€36,510
Low
€12.59
Average
€14.40
Experienced
€16.27
High
€18
Among Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) in Ireland, newly qualified Healthcare Assistants tend to have the lowest pay rates, while more experienced Healthcare Assistants working in HSE services enjoy the highest pay rates.

Healthcare Assistant - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Healthcare Assistant, HSE€31K/year
+6% 

Healthcare Assistant - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

An Entry Level Healthcare Assistant with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €26,860 gross per year on average. A qualified Healthcare Assistant with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €28,910, while an experienced Health Care Assistant with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €32,900. Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €34,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Healthcare Assistant

Late Career▲ +16%
Experienced▲ +13%
Average Salary€29,203/year
Mid Career▼ -1%
Entry Level▼ -8%

Gender Breakdown

Female
88%
Male
12%

Healthcare Assistant - Jobs by Location

Healthcare Assistant - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Healthcare 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 Healthcare Assistant

How much does a Healthcare Assistant make in Ireland?
A Healthcare Assistant in Ireland earns an average of €29,203 gross per year, which is about €14.40 gross per hour. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Healthcare Assistant updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Healthcare Assistant in Ireland?
The starting salary of a Healthcare Assistant in Ireland is around €25,532 gross per year. Newly qualified Healthcare Assistants usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Healthcare Assistant in Ireland?
The highest salary of a Healthcare Assistant in Ireland can reach and exceed €36,510 gross per year. Healthcare Assistants working in HSE services usually have the highest salaries.
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