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Certified Caregiver Salary

A Certified Caregiver earns an average wage of $10.36 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
$11,949 - $50,945
(Median)
12K
31K
49K
MEDIAN: $30,606
10%
50%
75%

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$8.33 - $14.35
(Median)
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9
12
14
MEDIAN: $10
10%
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75%
90%

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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$11,949 - $50,945  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $986  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,137 - $32,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$8.33 - $14.35  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $986  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$17,137 - $32,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
United States (change)

Job Description for Certified Caregiver

  • 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 Certified Caregiver Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 26% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 72%