A Long Term Care Aide earns an average wage of $12.21 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$9.14 - $27.62
(Median)
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$28
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $27.62  
   
Overtime
$7.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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$14,400 - $53,040  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Job Description for Long Term Care Aide

  • 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.
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • 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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Experience Affects Long Term Care Aide Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
64%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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