Residential Care Attendant (RCA) Salary

A Residential Care Attendant (RCA) earns an average wage of $9.95 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$8.45 - $15.73
(Median)
$8
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$16
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.45 - $15.73  
   
Overtime
$4.56 - $22.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.25  
   
Total Pay (?
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$17,948 - $33,357  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Job Description for Residential Care Attendant (RCA)

  • 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 Residential Care Attendant (RCA) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
medical benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 57%
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