Social Services: Pay

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 5th July 2018.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Alison McGovern Alison McGovern Chair, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the (a) mean average hourly pay (b) median average hourly pay and (c) most common rate of hourly pay for social care workers in each year from 2010 to 2018.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Skills for Care collects data on adult social care workers in England through their National Minimum Wage data set.

The following table details the trends in care worker hourly pay for the independent sector from 2011 to 2018.

October 2011-September 2012

October 2012-September 2013

October 2013-September 2014

October 2014-September 2015

October 2015-September 2016

October 2016-September 2017

October 2017-September 2018

Median

£7.45

£7.60

£7.69

£8.00

£8.00

£8.30

£8.55

Mean

£6.99

£7.11

£7.19

£7.31

£7.54

£7.77

£8.08

Mode

£6.08

£6.19

£6.31

£6.50

£6.70

£7.20

£7.50

Source: Skills for Care workforce estimates 2011/12 to 2017/18

Does this answer the above question?

Yes1 person thinks so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.