In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver Salary

The average wage for an In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver is $10.24 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Home Health/Home Care is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$10,584 - $37,277
$11K
$24K
$37K
MEDIAN: $23,729
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$9.04 - $14.19
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MEDIAN: $10.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$10,584 - $37,277  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,397 - $31,718  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.04 - $14.19  
   
Overtime
$6.04 - $19.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Total Pay (?
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$18,397 - $31,718  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111

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Job Description for In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver

Pay by Experience for an In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver has a positive trend. An entry-level In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 70 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 31 salaries. An In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 13 salaries.

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Key Stats for In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Skills That Affect In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲23%

Elder Care
▲7%

National Average
$21,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 77%