The average pay for a Personal / Home Care Aide is $10.00 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Home Care is associated with high pay for this job.
Personal / Home Care Aide Total Pay (?
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$14,078 - $45,615
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $23,826
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Personal / Home Care Aide Total Pay (?
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$7.93 - $15.21
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$14,078 - $45,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $499.15  
Profit Sharing
$9.83 - $102.79  
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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$16,501 - $35,295  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 772
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.93 - $15.21  
   
Overtime
$1.00 - $19.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $499.15  
   
Profit Sharing
$9.83 - $102.79  
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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$16,501 - $35,295  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 772
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Job Description for Personal / Home Care Aide
  • 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
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

Home Care
up arrow 17%
National Average
$21,000
Elder Care
up arrow 1%
Cleaning
up arrow 2%
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 100 votes.
Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 14% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 85%
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