Home Care Assistant Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Home Care Assistant is $10.07 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Home Care Assistant Salary (?
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$8.15 - $18.22
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.15 - $18.22  
   
Overtime
$12.00 - $16.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $0.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$16,833 - $36,928  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Job Description for Home Care Assistant

  • 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 Home Care Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%
National Average
$21,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 18% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 82%