Long Term Care Aide Salary

A Long Term Care Aide earns an average wage of $11.49 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$10.07 - $16.70
$12
MEDIAN: $11.68
50%

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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

1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
25%
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Experience Affects Long Term Care Aide Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼14%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 50%
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