Personal / Home Care Aide Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Personal / Home Care Aide is $9.99 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Personal / Home Care Aide Total Pay (?
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$13,962 - $48,685
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24,382
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Personal / Home Care Aide Total Pay (?
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$7.96 - $15.16
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$13,962 - $48,685  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $489.31  
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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$16,568 - $34,497  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 733
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.96 - $15.16  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $18.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $489.31  
   
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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$16,568 - $34,497  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 733
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Job Description for Personal / Home Care Aide

A personal/home care aide is a specialized healthcare worker who visits patients in home and assists them in daily activities that these individuals may not be able to perform themselves. The duties of a personal/home care aide may include simple tasks such as changing lightbulbs or helping with light housework, as well as more involved, hands-on work such as assisting home-bound patients with bathing, toilet needs, and feeding. In almost all cases, the patient may have medicines that must be taken during the day, and the aide facilitates this as well.
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Personal / Home Care Aide Tasks
  • 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.
  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Personal / Home Care Aide

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Pittsburgh
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New York
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$21,000
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Experience Affects Personal / Home Care Aide Salaries

National Average
$21,000

Skills That Affect Personal / Home Care Aide Salaries

Elder Care
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National Average
$21,000
Home Health/Home Care
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Cleaning
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 14% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 85%
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