Personal Care Provider Salary

Earnings for Personal Care Providers in the United States come in at around $10.13 per hour on average. The pay spectrum stretches from $8.00 per hour to $15.56. Work is enjoyable for Personal Care Providers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Personal Care Providers (87 percent) who participated in the survey are women. In this profession, about a fifth enjoy medical and dental coverage, and approximately one in seven have vision insurance, as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$10,800 - $34,855
(Median)
$11K
$19K
$35K
MEDIAN: $19,404
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$8.00 - $15.56
(Median)
$8
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$10,800 - $34,855  
   
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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$16,260 - $34,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.00 - $15.56  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $24.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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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).
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$16,260 - $34,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $21K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $25K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Personal Care Providers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $24K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $26K.

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Experience Affects Personal Care Provider Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 21% dental benefits Dental: 19%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 76%
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