Entry-Level Personal / Home Care Aide Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Entry-Level Personal / Home Care Aide is $9.89 per hour.
Entry-Level Personal / Home Care Aide Salary (?
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$12,101 - $50,083
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $23,516
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Entry-Level Personal / Home Care Aide Salary (?
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$7.90 - $14.81
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$12,101 - $50,083  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $412.17  
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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$16,366 - $32,079  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.90 - $14.81  
   
Overtime
$2.30 - $19.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $412.17  
   
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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$16,366 - $32,079  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 402
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"Giving The Elderly Back Their Dignity And Respect."
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Personal / Home Care Aide Salaries

Elder Care
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National Average
$21,000
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 14% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 85%
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