The average pay for a Personal Care Provider is $10.26 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Personal Care Provider Total Pay (?
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$10,599 - $35,886
(Median)
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23K
33K
MEDIAN: $23,421
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75%
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Personal Care Provider Total Pay (?
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$7.79 - $15.63
(Median)
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16
MEDIAN: $10
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$10,599 - $35,886  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $491.94  
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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$15,590 - $34,231  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.79 - $15.63  
   
Overtime
$0.06 - $23.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $491.94  
   
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).
)
$15,590 - $34,231  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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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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Experience Affects Personal Care Provider Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$22,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 25% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 71%
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