The average rate for a Personal Attendant is $10.03 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$7.36 - $15.38
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.36 - $15.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.60  
Overtime
$11.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Total Pay (?
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$16,529 - $35,235  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Job Description for Personal Attendant

  • Administer bedside and personal care, such as ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.
  • Train family members to provide bedside care.
  • Transport clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings.
  • Participate in case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the client, to evaluate the client's needs and plan for continuing services.
  • Instruct, advise and perform housekeeping duties and running errands.

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Key Stats for Personal Attendant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Personal Attendant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 80%
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