The average wage for a Care Aide is $9.41 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Care Aide Total Pay (?
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$8.03 - $14.09
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$8.03 - $14.09  
   
Overtime
$6.50 - $13.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $393.05  
   
Total Pay (?
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$16,825 - $31,062  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for Care Aide
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.
  • Maintain records of patient care, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.

Experience Affects Care Aide Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$20,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 8 votes.
Gender
Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 37% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 55%
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