In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver Salary

An In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Caregiver earns an average wage of $10.02 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Elder 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.

$10,645 - $39,217
(Median)
$11K
$20K
$39K
MEDIAN: $20,011
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50%
90%

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$8.29 - $14.69
(Median)
$8
$10
$15
MEDIAN: $10
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$10,645 - $39,217  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $100.33  
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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$16,882 - $31,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$8.29 - $14.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.80  
Overtime
$0.18 - $15.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $100.33  
   
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).
)
$16,882 - $31,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 175
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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.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 76%
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