The average pay for a Lead Caregiver is $11.62 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$20,854 - $37,161
$24K
MEDIAN: $24,100
50%

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$9.02 - $15.63
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $11.62
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$24,100  
   
Bonus
$750  
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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$18,855 - $37,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.02 - $15.63  
   
Overtime
$8.76 - $19.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$750  
   
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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$18,855 - $37,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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Job Description for Lead Caregiver

  • Provide assistance with tasks associated with daily living.
  • Document medication, behavior and activities.
  • Monitor medication and supply levels.
  • Monitor resident health and alert family or physician of any changes.

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Lead Caregiver Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Lead Caregiver?

Lead Caregiver in Camarillo:
"The disposition of this client extreme mood swings."
Do not take the anger or outburst personal. Do your best and stay focused on the clients needs first.

Lead Caregiver in Cynthiana:
"That I would also be cooking and cleaning up after a lot of."
Triple check the contract. Don't start doing things that we're not plainly stated.

Key Stats for Lead Caregiver

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
044
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Lead Caregiver Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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