Home Care Worker Salary

The average wage for a Home Care Worker is $10.30 per hour.

$7.89 - $15.89
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$10
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MEDIAN: $10.30
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.89 - $15.89  
   
Overtime
$26.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Total Pay (?
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$16,534 - $38,080  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Job Description for Home Care Worker

Home care workers are generally required to have a high school diploma or GED. They may work independently, through an agency, or for government agencies or private employers, though they work primarily in their clients' homes.

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Home Care Worker Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Home Care Worker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Home Care Worker Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Home Care Worker?

Home Care Worker in Cape Girardeau:
"Care of the works."
Is to see that they care for the old people who need more love from as and Pace's.

Key Stats for Home Care Worker

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Home Care Worker Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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