A Resident Assistant earns an average wage of $9.07 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Resident Assistant Total Pay (?
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$11,973 - $60,402
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24,700
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Resident Assistant Total Pay (?
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$7.81 - $11.77
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$11,973 - $60,402  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $195.74  
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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$16,207 - $26,647  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.81 - $11.77  
   
Overtime
$3.95 - $18.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $195.74  
   
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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$16,207 - $26,647  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 195
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Job Description for Resident Assistant
  • 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.
  • Monitor food and liquid intake and vital signs.
  • 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.
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Experience Affects Resident Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
Entry-Level
up arrow 1%
National Average
$19,000
Experienced
up arrow 5%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 23 votes.
Gender
Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 55%
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