Health Care Aid Salary

The average wage for a Health Care Aid is $10.70 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$18,581 - $38,400
$24K
MEDIAN: $23,520
50%

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$8.00 - $21.12
$8
$11
$21
MEDIAN: $10.70
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,520  
   
Total Pay (?
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$16,785 - $44,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.00 - $21.12  
   
Overtime
$16.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Total Pay (?
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$16,785 - $44,643  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Job Description for Health Care Aid

  • 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.
  • Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
  • 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.

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Key Stats for Health Care Aid

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Health Care Aid Salaries

Mid-Career
▲18%

National Average
$23,000

Experienced
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼5%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 73%
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