Care Aide Salary

The average wage for a Care Aide is $9.86 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$8.85 - $20.58
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MEDIAN: $10.06
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.85 - $20.58  
   
Overtime
$15.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Total Pay (?
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$18,569 - $46,385  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Care Aide

  • 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.
  • Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • 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.

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Key Stats for Care Aide

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Care Aide Salaries

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 71%
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