The average wage for an In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver is $10.22 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
$22K
$37K
MEDIAN: $22,000
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$9.07 - $13.96
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$14
MEDIAN: $10.22
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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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$18,490 - $32,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $13.96  
   
Overtime
$6.30 - $18.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Total Pay (?
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$18,490 - $32,342  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 118

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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

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

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
043
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

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

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 21%

Elder Care
up arrow 7%

National Average
$21,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 71%
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