A Long Term Care Aide earns an average wage of $11.68 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$8.91 - $27.40
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MEDIAN: $11.68
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.91 - $27.40  
   
Overtime
$7.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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$17,452 - $49,295  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Long Term Care Aide

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Key Stats for Long Term Care Aide

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %
060
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Long Term Care Aide Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
0%

National Average
$24,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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