Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Resident Care Aides with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $21K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $21K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $21K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $23K.