Resident Aide Salary

The average wage for a Resident Aide is $9.80 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s rate.

$8.72 - $12.18
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MEDIAN: $9.80
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$8.72 - $12.18  
   
Overtime
$14.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Total Pay (?
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$18,293 - $26,629  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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Job Description for Resident Aide

  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Perform a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies or running errands.
  • Monitor food and liquid intake and vital signs.
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Transport clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.

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Pay by Experience Level for Resident Aide

Pay by Experience for a Resident Aide has a negative trend. An entry-level Resident Aide with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 49 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Resident Aide with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Resident Aide which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 13 salaries. A Resident Aide with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Resident Aide

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Resident Aide Salaries

Entry-Level
▼0%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$21,000

Experienced
▼3%

Late-Career
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 52%