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In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver Salary

The average pay for an In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver is $9.91 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
$12,255 - $42,712
(Median)
$12K
$24K
$43K
MEDIAN: $24,000
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$8.12 - $14.77
(Median)
$8
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$12,255 - $42,712  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $578  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,801 - $31,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.12 - $14.77  
   
Overtime
$0.27 - $20.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $578  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$16,801 - $31,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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Job Description for In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver

  • 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 In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver

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

Experience Affects In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 19% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 77%