Care Worker Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Care Worker is $32,300 per year.
Care Worker Total Pay (?
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$16,504 - $41,566
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MEDIAN: $22,739
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National Salary Data

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$17,476 - $39,305  
   
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$0.00 - $203.47  
Total Pay (?
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$16,504 - $41,566  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Care Worker
  • 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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Gender
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Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 40%
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