The average wage for a Direct Care Provider is $9.88 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Direct Care Provider Total Pay (?
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$17,127 - $85,175
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MEDIAN: $24,026
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Direct Care Provider Total Pay (?
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$8.05 - $12.92
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$17,127 - $85,175  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $800  
Total Pay (?
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$17,161 - $30,055  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.05 - $12.92  
   
Overtime
$11.70 - $20.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $800  
   
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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$17,161 - $30,055  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
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Job Description for Direct Care Provider
  • 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Direct Care Provider
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Direct Care Provider Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$21,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 46%
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