The average pay for an Entry-Level Personal / Home Care Aide is $10.06 per hour. A skill in Long Term Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$12,687 - $47,256
$13K
$24K
$47K
MEDIAN: $24,288
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$8.14 - $14.91
$8
$10
$15
MEDIAN: $10.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$12,687 - $47,256  
   
Bonus
$200.00  
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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$16,849 - $31,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.14 - $14.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$5.63 - $21.39  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$200.00  
   
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).
)
$16,849 - $31,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 635

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Personal / Home Care Aide Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Personal / Home Care Aide in Redding:
"Hard work pays off."
It's a hard job that requires a lot of personal care and attention along with patience but the hard work pays off.

Personal / Home Care Aide in Oakland:
"Giving The Elderly Back Their Dignity And Respect."
You must have patience, friendly and love what you do.

Key Stats for Personal / Home Care Aide

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
071
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
16%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Personal / Home Care Aide Salaries

Long Term Care
up arrow 14%

National Average
$21,000

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 1%

Elder Care
up arrow 1%

Cleaning
up arrow 1%

Home Care
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 80%
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