Private Duty Companion Salary

A Private Duty Companion earns an average wage of $12.74 per hour. A skill in Elder Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$23,583 - $60,000
$40K
MEDIAN: $39,996
50%

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$9.63 - $19.87
$9
$12
$20
MEDIAN: $12.48
10%
50%
90%

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$0$60K
Salary $39,996
Bonus $200.00
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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$19,987 - $42,865
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $9.63 - $19.87
Hourly Tips $0.56
Overtime $18.11
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $200.00
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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$19,987 - $42,865
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 132

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Job Description for Private Duty Companion

  • Assist client in performing day to day activities.
  • Coordinate with agency officials and family members to ensure the best care for the client.

Common Career Paths for Private Duty Companion


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Pay by Experience Level for Private Duty Companion

Pay by Experience for a Private Duty Companion has a positive trend. An entry-level Private Duty Companion with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Private Duty Companion with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Private Duty Companion which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 49 salaries. A Private Duty Companion with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 28 salaries.

Private Duty Companion Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Private Duty Companion?

Private Duty Companion in Pontiac:
"How to care for someone going through dementia!"
Patience is always the key! You have to be compassionate, and understanding of their needs. And try different methods to accommodate the person your providing care for. Treat them as if they're a family member that needs you compassion, and help. Dementia was not a choice for them! And it's our job to understand it. And try to make life for them a little easier.

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Key Stats for Private Duty Companion

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Private Duty Companion Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Private Duty Companion Salaries

Elder Care
▲19%

National Average
$26,000

Home Health/Home Care
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 85%
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