Home Attendant Salary

The average pay for a Home Attendant is $9.95 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$7.84 - $15.05
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MEDIAN: $9.95
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.84 - $15.05  
   
Overtime
$14.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Total Pay (?
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$16,437 - $42,299  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Home Attendant

  • 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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Key Stats for Home Attendant

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Home Attendant Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 80%