The average wage for a Resident Aide is $9.77 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.

$8.71 - $12.23
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.71 - $12.23  
   
Overtime
$14.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Total Pay (?
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$18,275 - $27,115  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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

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

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Key Stats for Resident Aide

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

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
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Resident Aide Salaries

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

National Average
$21,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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