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Care Aide Salary

The average wage for a Care Aide is $9.77 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
$7.79 - $14.61
(Median)
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.79 - $14.61  
   
Overtime
$6.50 - $18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $525  
   
Total Pay (?
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$16,562 - $32,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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.

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Experience Affects Care Aide Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 47%