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Certified Caregiver Salary

A Certified Caregiver earns an average wage of $10.45 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$11,949 - $50,538
(Median)
$12K
$26K
$51K
MEDIAN: $26,400
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50%
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$8.34 - $14.96
(Median)
$8
$10
$15
MEDIAN: $10
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$11,949 - $50,538  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
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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$17,160 - $32,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.34 - $14.96  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $18.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
   
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).
)
$17,160 - $32,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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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 6%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

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
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 27% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 72%