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Personal Care Provider Salary

Personal Care Providers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $10.20 per hour. Pay generally varies between $8.10 per hour and $15.61. The vast majority of Personal Care Providers (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by just over a fifth, and about one in seven earn vision coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$10,752 - $35,103
(Median)
$11K
$20K
$35K
MEDIAN: $19,741
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90%

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$8.10 - $15.61
(Median)
$8
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$10,752 - $35,103  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $495.51  
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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$16,446 - $34,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.10 - $15.61  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $24.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $495.51  
   
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).
)
$16,446 - $34,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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Job Description for Personal Care Provider

  • 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 Care Provider

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $21K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $27K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $24K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $27K.

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Experience Affects Personal Care Provider Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 23% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 74%
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