The average wage for a Certified Caregiver is $10.97 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.

$11,584 - $38,698
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$12K
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$39K
MEDIAN: $22,800
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$8.82 - $16.65
(Median)
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$17
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$11,584 - $38,698  
   
Total Pay (?
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$17,773 - $36,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.82 - $16.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67  
Overtime
$3.14 - $29.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$17,773 - $36,342  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Job Description for Certified Caregiver

Certified caregivers primarily take care of elderly and disabled people, and some positions may require living in the home of a patient. This job can be done on an independent freelance basis, or for an agency. Caregivers may also help patients maintain basic hygiene, which may involve bathing and helping them use the restroom.

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Certified Caregiver Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Caregiver

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Certified Caregiver Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$23,000

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Certified Caregiver Salaries

Elder Care
up arrow 1%

Assisted Living
0%

National Average
$23,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 71%
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